Just two weeks before his weary body gave into the decade-long battle with the cancer that had eaten his body and his bones from the inside out and caused pain most of us cannot even imagine, a young man named John wrote these words in his journal: "I love You, Lord. I love how You give me words … [Read more...] about I’ve seen what living looks like.
God often teaches me lessons through my own parenting, probably because He knows how hard it hits me. This week I've found myself frustrated, annoyed, and upset at some things my kids have done -- or things they haven't done but should've. Last night I told Ken that I had been thinking of doing … [Read more...] about illogical grace
There is so much going on right now that breaks my heart. Things that cannot be explained outside of knowing that we live in a broken, fallen world. I have been in tears so many times this week for so many different reasons. I'm reminded yet again that there are things that I am simply incapable of … [Read more...] about The Believer’s Triumph
Today I celebrate another year of life. Today, at 11:58AM, I'll be thirty-eight years old. And I don't mind telling you my age because I'm happy about it! I'm quite possibly healthier than I've ever been: my abs may not be what they once were, but my asthma has been under control, my allergies … [Read more...] about Celebrating Another Year