How Do We Know the Will of God?

How do we determine the will of God for our lives? When I was younger, this question would stress me out. It felt like my inner-person was constantly battling with herself over wanting to please God, worrying about how other people viewed me, and simply craving my own way. I was about 25 years oldContinue reading “How Do We Know the Will of God?”

Cultivating Family Devotion: A Few Thoughts

Recently, over a plate stacked high with thick waffles and crispy fried chicken, a dear friend asked me an unexpected question. She referenced seeing photos on social media of my extended family, all seven (now grown) siblings -plus spouses and children- and my parents, and she asked how we maintained such close relationships now intoContinue reading “Cultivating Family Devotion: A Few Thoughts”

“Are you ready to be healed?”

I’m driving down the highway, my kids are yelling in the back seat, but I’m somewhere else…lost in a scene from another time. I can’t seem to shake this image in my mind of the “bleeding woman” (how horrible is it to be historically known only by this descriptive?) reaching out among the densely swarmingContinue reading ““Are you ready to be healed?””

Fear of the Lord

If you are a believer in The Way, then this is for you. I’ve been hearing a lot of fearful talk lately among Christians. Fearful of our times; fearful of the horrific events happening all around the world to people just like you and me. Fearful of the future (especially here in the United States)Continue reading “Fear of the Lord”

But We Trust

After years of living in almost every corner of Nashville, separately and then together after we married, Michael and I finally moved out to the country. We have coyotes in our back field and limited internet service and beauty as far as the eye can see. We only have two neighbors and one of themContinue reading “But We Trust”