Advent Day 8: Beauty in the Waiting

During the hustle & bustle of Christmas, it seems counter-intuitive to think about waiting. However, life is brimmed with such moments. Imagine putting yourself in the shoes of the Israelites of old. They waited and waited and waited for the promised Messiah to arrive. And over and over and over, God promises that the day…

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I DON’T WANT TO WAIT!

Until we recognize the blessedness of being wholly dependent on God, we won’t live with the abundance that is available to us….read more.

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Why Do We Struggle to Find the Bright Side?

Continuation of #mystory “How Do We Handle Suffering?“ It was a hot, summer day in August with the heat beating down. That time in summer when you just can’t seem to take it anymore. You’re tired of entertaining kids from months on end. You’re cranky beyond P.M.S…no reason, really…just because. You’re wishing you had more…

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How Do We Wait in this Crazy World?

You are waiting for test results. You are dying for something…anything…to change.

Yet others are wondering, “God, are you even real?”

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Life’s Little Unexpectancies

We all have come across those unexpected roadblocks and detours, derailing our expected plans. We often view them as such a nuisance and inconvenience, zapping away our time. I mean seriously…we have places to go and people to see. We have an agenda. We want to get things done. It’s funny how we can place…

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Shhh!

Shhh! This is a surprise for my husband. It is the first little shirt I bought for our to-be-adopted son. You see, I am 27 months pregnant and I haven’t bought a thing. There has been this hesitation inside me. When you are adopting from Haiti, as we are, there is this long, difficult wait.…

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