LENT: TRUST

Acts, 19:21-41 We need to trust God with all of our circumstances. But this is often easier said than done, especially when things don’t turn out as we think they ought. Trusting God in the midst of dire situations is difficult. God doesn’t give us what we want when we want it. He doesn’t do…

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LENT: REMIND

Lent is a 40-day season of reflection and preparation for the celebration of Easter. That being said, this particular season has been unusual and unsettling. We’ve never experienced anything like it in our lifetime. Stores closing. Sports canceled. Schools shutting down. In such a time of uncertainty, I️ thought it might be good to remind…

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LENT: LIVE

I️ bought an insta-pot yesterday. It seems to be all the rage and this friend sold me on it. I️  mean, she just went on and on and on about how awesome it is. She claims to use it almost every day and it can cook anything (at least that’s what she said). She can saute, slow cook, pressure cook, and steam. I’m pretty sure after talking to her that it can also walk my dog…#readmore

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LENT: BELONG

You belong here. You have a seat at the table. You are fully accepted and loved. I️ am God’s. And He is mine. I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine. Song of Solomon 6:3 This verse is talking about the relationship that we have with Jesus. It has been firmly established and nothing…

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Does God Pursue Intimacy with Us?

I’m sitting here having a conversation with my 7-year-old today (who happens to be home for the day after vomiting on the school bus. Ugh.). To be honest with you, talking to him comes very naturally. We chit chat back and forth with natural ease. Laughing. Listening. Talking. Teasing. Talking to people is a normal…

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ADVENT DAY 20: Why Did Mary Magnify the Lord?

Christmas day is quickly approaching, and I can feel the anticipation mounting. There is nervous energy everywhere you go. Parties galore and Hallmark movies, coupled with fudge and hot cocoa. The hype is building as we wait for the best day of the year! Mary, the mother of Jesus, knew this feeling well. The tingling,…

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