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...
behold and flourish

behold and flourish

Do you pick a word for the year? Something you’ll focus on, a word or maybe even a phrase that will be a guide or a stake in the ground for the next set of 365? Somehow here we are — 31 days into 2018 — and I’m still struggling to wrap words...
This Is the Truth: You Are More

This Is the Truth: You Are More

Do you need a do-over? You made a mistake, said words you wish could be taken back, walked away when you should have stayed (or stayed when you should have walked away). You desperately wish you could go back and undo the moment, rewind time and make another choice,...
car wrecks and candles

car wrecks and candles

Snow is falling from the trees. Yesterday, it fell from the sky. I’m cozy beneath two blankets, my eyes ever on the window to my right. Drip. Drip. Green begins to appear as the sun slowly but surely melts the many inches of snow that fell for hours,...