Never in my 29 years has a topic been so invasive to our lives as this present crisis. Not politics, natural disasters, even, I chance to say, past acts of terrorism. Everywhere you look people are talking about some aspect of it, and dread hangs like a wet blanket over us all. As we were … Continue reading What Are you Thinking About?
The other day I saw the video by Gal Gadot and many other celebrities which was intended to inspire hope in the public during this tense time. But the song they chose to sing was anything but hope-inspiring. When the future seems fearful and uncertain, the concept of a world without heaven (and consquently, hell) … Continue reading #Imagine: Hope or Hopeless?
Be intentional – show kindness! “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you,” (Ephesians 4:32). Believe it or not, I have a sub-motto this year as well as a motto. In this post here, I shared how a motto seemed to emerge as I pondered what I … Continue reading Homemaker’s Friend Daily Planner Review (+ Submotto!)
"Isn't love the greatest?!" This is an expression you might expect from an exuberant bride-to-be, just discovering how incredible love is and looking forward to the promise of it growing in the years to come. And yet, with no such occasion looming on my horizon, I can say just exuberantly, “Isn’t love the greatest?” “Three … Continue reading Isn’t Love the Greatest?
Can you trust God with your love life? Can you rely on Him to provide you with the right mate, in the right time? Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and the stores are flooded with red, white, and pink paraphernalia. I'm sure I've said it before but this is one of my … Continue reading Does God Care About Your Love Life?
Do you ever give yourself a motto or theme for the year? I don’t as a rule but sometimes a word or phrase just really seems to define my hopes for the year ahead. For me this year it is, “Be Intentional!” I find it incredibly motivating, creating a drive in me to try a … Continue reading My Expectations for 2020 and the Need to Remain Flexible
I think perhaps one of the hardest tests of faith are prayers that go unanswered. We pray for hard hearts to soften, impossible relationships to mend, health to be restored, future plans to be realized, even to find the right man and have a family. As time goes by it can become easy for us … Continue reading When Old Prayers Go Unanswered