Where Are You, God?

Where Are You, God?

I’ve been asking God where He is. On Sunday, we sang these words in church: I am chosen, not forsaken. I am who You say I am. You are for me, not against me. I am who You say I am. I hung my head and raised my hands and wondered if faith sometimes looks like singing...
On Slow Growth and Deep Roots

On Slow Growth and Deep Roots

The man who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence indeed is the Lord, is blessed. He will be like a tree planted by water: it sends its roots out toward a stream, it doesn’t fear when heat comes, and its foliage remains green. It will not worry in a year of drought or...
Fully Known, Fully Loved

Fully Known, Fully Loved

One of my deepest, most desperate desires is to be fully known and still fully loved. We live in a social-media saturated world full of hearts and likes. So the idea of someone knowing me fully, the me that spends too much money on iced coffee, the me that struggles...
why I no longer pray for clarity

why I no longer pray for clarity

As soon as a big decision was made last week, another presented itself. Because, life. These words, written in the Notes section of my phone over the summer, seemed especially appropriate to share today.   For several months now, too many to count on two hands,...