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Motherhood or Ministry or dare I say… both?

Have you ever asked yourself that question? Ever wondered if you were betraying one for the other? I sat on the edge of the bathtub as tears streamed down my face. He was right, and I knew it. But this decision was going to hurt. Something would be sacrificed either way. I whimpered, clutching the […]

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The Silent Place for Hope

I’d like to call myself a writer, but somedays I just can’t find a single word worthy of the pen. Words have been hard to come by lately. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve started but not finished a blog post, or tried to write on my book projects only to stare off […]

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The Practice of Pursuit

I mentioned awkward places yesterday ~ those awkwardly hard spots where you fear the very thing you are desperately pursuing. They are the beautiful foundations of glory stories. Think David hiding in caves pleading for his very life while the character of a king was imprinted in his soul. “Be merciful to me, my God, […]

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It just gets awkward

I have found myself afraid to write. Even typing those words seems overtly strange. But it’s true. The very thing that has taught my soul to breathe now terrifies it.  A recent moment broke open my heart to the realization of just how vulnerable this pursuit is. This dreaming, this practicing, this chasing, it is […]

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Beyond the Shore into Deeper Waters…

Have you ever looked back on the course of your life and realized that you’ve actually waded far deeper than you thought you had, let alone than you thought you could? Yeah, me too. Sometimes that can be a scary thing, wading deeper and deeper until you’re treading water. Maybe it means you’ve gotten far […]

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