Category Archives: the Struggle is Real

If You Create the Space, God will Fill It

If my last post, Accept Whatever Shows up, felt incomplete, it’s because I planned to finish the thought this week. Which I will. But with some additional thoughts. Because the world can change drastically in two weeks. And it did. … Continue reading

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Accept Whatever Shows Up

Disappointments can rob us from enjoying the small gifts in life. Accepting whatever shows up hands us the gifts with eager expectation. Continue reading

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Come, Daughter. Come Closer.

Wrestling with God, my Father, and his word. He gives me an invitation. “Come, daughter. Come closer.” Only to be followed by the enemy’s attack. Discord. Lies. Heaviness. Confusion. Isolation. Then busyness. So the question. How? How do I come … Continue reading

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Just do the Next Thing

I’m a planner. And every January I set the calendar before me and consider the year ahead. I make a list of the books I want to read. I mark down events we plan to attend. I dream about some … Continue reading

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Give Life to It

Last month we had some time in bible study to listen. I sat outside and, since it was a cool December morning, I chose a warm sunny spot. My brain was filled with too many words and I just wanted … Continue reading

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