I used to hide my money in my socks. It was maybe the year I turned 10. Young enough to still receive mostly gifts on my birthday but also old enough to begin to marvel at finding $5 bills in a card from my grandma. I received some money that year, and I decided theContinue reading “The Reality of Being Poor”
I remember a day not too long ago when I felt like the world was falling all around us. We were in the beginning days of my husband working for himself, and I was skating on thin ice when it came to emotion and faith. I doubted a lot, and I was fearful most times.Continue reading “Riches: Looking Back”
It’s been a while since I’ve written. It’s been a while since I have looked life in the face and considered where to begin when it comes to sharing with you all. Being a writer is weird at times. There is never a moment when I’m not considering my written word. Compelled. Convicted. Humbled. IfContinue reading “Riches: The Present”
Pray also for me, that whenever I open my mouth, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should. Ephesians 6:19-20 I’m not ashamed to admit that yesterday IContinue reading “2015: Being Fearless”
There comes a moment in our walk with the Lord when the glory, the joy, the anticipated promises arrive. Long-awaited hopes are satisfied. Tear-laden cries for help are answered. The moment that the promise blooms, I promise you, it makes every bit of struggle, hardship, and questioning worth it.
“Ask nothing unless you ask your own heart how much love it holds for Me.” Shouldn’t this change just about everything about the way we live our life? Don’t ask for a single thing unless that one thing loves God. A few weeks ago I began spring cleaning my house (and I still haven’t finished,Continue reading “Palms Up”