Tag: Trust

In God’s Hands

I like to be in control, and I would love it if everyone did things my way. I really don’t think that’s asking too much. Okay, I’m being sarcastic, but there is some truth in there. I want to be

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Letting Go Isn’t Forgetting

In grief, letting go feels like forgetting. I was scrolling through my text messages today and came across messages from my niece who recently passed. I looked through our conversations. My heart was warmed, but I’m not ready to let go.

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It’s Temporary

Summer is a time of projects around our house. The first one to check off the list was a roof. What seemed endless as we began really was temporary. It was all hands on deck for tearing off the old

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Moving Forward

Moving forward can be bittersweet. It isn’t always a joyful journey. It can be painful and difficult. And, it can bring on feelings of grief as we let go of what was and move toward what can be. My oldest

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Struggle

“The struggle is real,” is a saying I hear often these days. It’s a quote that I can relate to many days.  Life is hard at times. When I find myself scrolling through Facebook seeing all the proud parent moments, I

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Unbearable Grief-Unspeakable Joy

I sit here in the midst of unbearable grief holding onto the promise of unspeakable joy. Cancer and other forms of life stealing illness seems to touch every one of us. My story is similar to so many. My beautiful

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Truth in Love

 A nearby church has this on their sign, “If the truth hurts, it’s working.” This has been bothering me all week, so much so, that I didn’t want to post a picture of it on my site. This is a

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Faith or Trust?

I was so excited to finally see a bear in person on our trip to Yellowstone last year. Yet, there were moments of fear that crept in. I was using a zoom lens to take this picture, so the distance

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With Confidence

Overwhelmed and overworked can leave a person to exhausted to even see what God is calling them to do. Our dreams become more faint. We question if they are even achievable. We question our intelligence and ability to make it

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Step Out

Discerning the next steps of my journey has always been difficult. I plan. I listen desperately for God’s direction. I want to know that He has opened the door. I don’t want to take unnecessary risks. I don’t want to

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