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 [...]

She Calls Me Grace

She Calls Me Grace

She’s called me “Grace” for as long as I can remember. All my birthday cards from her are addressed in that elegant handwriting “Grace.” When she used to call me inside, I’d hear it ring out through the many pine trees behind our house, “Grace!” On the day of my high school graduation, she walked [...]

Ordinary

Ordinary

I accidentally took a month long sabbatical from writing. Perhaps I should say it was accidental on my part, but right on schedule with the Lord's plan. I see now that it was all in His perfect wisdom, because there was much needed work to be done in my heart that could not be accomplished [...]