Why did God use Deborah?

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Why did God use Deborah?

I’m a church kid. I grew up learning stories and lessons from the Bible; stories about epic battles and amazing miracles. I learned that God partnered with people and worked through them. I learned that from beginning to end God had and has a plan. As a female, it was easy to observe that the […]

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Count me in

I’ve been sick the past few days – call out of work, stay in bed coughing like a chain smoker with tissues stuffed up my nose sick – which is kind of rare for me. My mini-cold from Romania met with a new cough from home and I crashed, offering me a little added introspection time. […]

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The Report

I’m back on US soil. It’s one of those bittersweet feelings. I love my life. I love my job. I love my bed overlooking the sunrise. I love my coffee in my coffee cup. I missed my family and friends. I’m so thankful to be back in the realm of the familiar. But, now I […]

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Small things with great love

Mother Theresa once said, “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” When I was considering a trip to Romania I attempted to keep my expectations in proper perspective. I don’t speak Romanian. I’m not a doctor or economist. I’m not here to try to identify […]

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Dis-Orientation

Buna from Arad, Romania! We are five days into our eleven day adventure. In some ways it feels like we’ve just gotten here, it also feels like I left my house a month ago. I had every intention of blogging each night of the trip, but it’s taken me five days to get my footing, […]

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You’ve got this

I don’t care much about what most people think. Don’t get me wrong, I would be absolutely thrilled if everyone thought I was amazing 100% of the time, but this simply isn’t reality. I’ve learned that there are a lot of people who will think a lot of different things about me, but largely, their […]

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Singing on Silent Saturday

I’ve never been a faithful observer of holidays. To me, one day is much like the next. Having said that, yesterday was Easter, the day we remember the moment death died. That’s worth at least a mention. One thing that often happens on holidays is an influx of holiday themed memes and sayings floating around […]

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Pain without Doubt

One thing I can confidently say about my 20’s is that God was teaching me how to be totally unoffended by Him, what it looked like to have an unoffendable love and see His goodness in everything, even the things that hurt… Maybe especially in the things that hurt. Subsequently, I can’t say that my […]

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Coffee Cups, Candidates and Convictions

Allow me to introduce you to my coffee cup (and a view of my back yard. Don’t worry, it’s only natural to be a little jealous.) My coffee cup is blue. It has a Starbucks logo on the side. It’s roughly 12oz. (which is not nearly enough, but I make do.) It does what it was […]

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Where do you live?

Have you ever had a really, really bad day, but then were reminded that God promises us peace and rest in Him. So you decide to give it a try, only to find that you’re just as worried and stressed out as you were before? What does this mean? Does it suggest that God isn’t […]

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