Lament allows us to tell God that we do not think things are as they ought to be. In lament, we begin to see God as commiserating alongside us.
Work is a good thing, both created by God and practiced by Him; and yet many of us remain convinced that if we stop working, our lives will fall apart.
when seasons of transition or sudden change arrive and we find ourselves spending an extensive amount of time in the place we call home, we realize that our idea of ‘home’ might not have been everything we thought it would be.
How long have we missed out on attentiveness to the little things that help us slow down and practice gratitude,
It doesn’t always take everyone being shut inside their homes to encounter a loss of community. Even the most introverted person finds themselves losing a beloved community from time to time.
My worldview no longer seems to line up with everything that I had always been taught to be “safe.” The faith that I once found so easy to stand upon seems to have been ripped out from underneath me.
It’s part of human nature to ask questions. Because of sheer curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, seeking to understand, or just plain wondering, our brains crave to solve puzzles and put pieces together.
“Just be happy!” is a phrase I’ve said to myself on multiple occasions as I mentally work to fight back feelings of discontentment. Next, I take a minute to think through the millions of ways life could be so much worse, and that familiar sense of guilt begins to rise. Finally, I resolve to be […]
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I never expected to be a prodigal daughter. At least, not the kind that wanders into the fields and mountains away from the home I had known. But here I am walking the edges of the wilderness and wondering when I’ll find my way back. Who I am outside the confines of what I once knew- the job, the security, the relationships, the certain answers all of it had to be left behind.