Trusting God When It Doesn’t Make Sense

Trusting God When It Doesn’t Make Sense

Our craving for reason is rooted in one of our most basic human needs, the need for stability and predictability. We crave control. We cope better when we can connect all the dots. Here’s the problem – life doesn’t always work like that. The storms of life are one...
Nothing Is Permanent

Nothing Is Permanent

If you’re like me, you’ve experienced sadness in your life. Loss has caused me to overcompensate throughout my life by trying to be in control. I am safe when I’m in control. This chapter of life has proven, that I am not in control! We all have felt...
Steppingstones

Steppingstones

When I was young, we used to take trips to the park. We loved to skip stones and see how many jumps we could get. We would ride our bikes and play on the playground. However, the little adventurer in me loved to see how far I could go to explore. Inevitably, this...
Good Grief

Good Grief

On April 3, my family and I marked 14 years since my father’s passing. It’s a day that holds deeply difficult memories; the pain of which has softened over time. Each year around this time I can’t help but reflect on the journey of grief my family and I were thrust...
Lesson From The Piano

Lesson From The Piano

Several years ago, I was learning some new techniques on the piano. I’m by no means an accomplished pianist, but my friend, Donna, taught me how to play chords with my left hand while I played the single note melodies with my right. Then I learned to play octaves with...
The Struggle Within

The Struggle Within

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 6:12 (ESV) There’s a war...