The Waiting Season

Waiting on intervention or provision from God can at times seem like fishing in the sole, small pond of a vast unending desert – heartbreakingly desperate, unbelievably necessary, and highly unlikely to succeed. Yet, the ‘story of my life’ is proving to be a series of demonstrations that irrefutably establish His faithfulness, and is therefore not at all the story of my life – but His story through and in my life. Immediately after my husband and I were married, {Read More}

Daily Hope & a Prayer – Day 27

  And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.”  Matthew 18:2-4 (ESV) Dear Father, I love you. Thank you for loving me. Your love is amazing. Help me to learn to love you with the faith and devotion of {Read More}

Daily Hope & a Prayer – Day 26

  And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. Hebrews 11:6 Dear Lord, Although life’s circumstances may sometimes prove difficult, I know that You will work even the most painful circumstance for my good.  You desire to teach me that You are trustworthy.  Thank you for your faithfulness.  I trust You Lord, but I want You to help me trust You more.  When {Read More}

WotW: “Greater” than

“If you say in your heart, ‘These nations are greater than I. How can I dispossess them?’ you shall not be afraid of them but you shall remember what the Lord your God did to Pharaoh and to all Egypt, the great trials that your eyes saw, the signs, the wonders, the mighty hand, and the outstretched arm, by which the Lord your God brought you out. So will the Lord your God do to all the peoples of whom {Read More}

Beautiful Places

By this time tomorrow I will be holding the newest addition to our family. This journey has been long and rocky, with windy paths that have often seemed to lead back to where they started. Yet, when I returned to the beginning it was with new strength, perspective and wisdom. Our current journey will not end when he lies lovingly in my arms, but his safe arrival will mark a momentous victory in one of the many battles we have {Read More}