In four days my name will change and I will once again be a wife. No more single life. I will bring into this marriage all the wisdom I’ve learned […]
Faith is not the same as hoping for something and making a wish. Faith is what you have when all your hopes and wishes don’t come true. It’s what shores […]
Harry asked, “Where do you want to go to dinner? I think we need our place tonight.” I agreed. Yesterday was a bad day. I could detail it all out […]
I kind of laugh when I hear people talk about “peace on earth” as if Jesus came in order to abolish all conflict here on earth. The Bible does not […]
t’s been said that it’s not if you will have a storm but when. They keep coming. There are seasons of life just as there are seasons on earth. Winter will come. And then come again.
It appears I’m in a catch 22. Either way, for right now, I lose. My heart is broken because I love Harry so much. He is everything I’ve ever wanted. While we don’t agree on everything we have a deep connection because we treat people and need people in almost identical ways. We are a rare breed. I’ve never met anyone this close to who I am at my core ever before.
I read a book once that told me pain and sadness, grief and loneliness were as James 1 says, to be counted as joy. Not because they are joyful times or happy in any way shape or form. But because in those moments of darkness and pain, God is able to do a work in us that was impossible without it. We are stretched, we are challenged, we are made to be desperate at times in order to recognize our need for God.