Desperate

Desperate

Twelve months ago I wrote in my journal, "Lord, I feel so desperate. Take away this desperation." Time had done it's job and shown me the insufficiency of my wisdom and wit to sail smoothly through life. I'd messed things up. I'd bitten off more than I could chew. I'd frazzled myself in a state [...]

Where Are the Bells?

Where Are the Bells?

Where are the bells? I've strained my ears, longing for the sweet, familiar sound, but they feel so far away. I look out to the horizon, searching for those singing the unbroken song of wild, sweet words, but I cannot see them. Can you? The world revolves from night to day, I long to hear [...]

He Does Great Things

He Does Great Things

All year long I've been planning what I would read for Advent. In typical 2020 fashion, those plans fell through and in a last minute decision, I decided that instead of trying to quickly come up with an alternative, I would just read the opening chapters of Luke each day. There's something about reading the [...]

Words of Refuge

Words of Refuge

Words. I’ve grown rather tired of them this year. Everyone has words and most of them contradict, weigh down, and confuse. Are you weary of them, too? As someone who has grown up loving words, this being burdened by them, is a new experience. I recently deleted several social media accounts because I could not [...]