Tag: Trust

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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“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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Hard Choices

Most of the time I like choices. I want to choose what is best for me. My kids like it when I give them choices even as teenagers. Sometimes, however, I am challenged because none of my choices are good choices.

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Persistent Prayer

There are things on my prayer list that have been there for a very long time-years even decades. It becomes easy to think that God isn’t listening, or that God doesn’t care. Being persistent in prayer becomes exhausting, and I start

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Four! How did that happen? I have been posting weekly for four years. It is hard to believe it has been that long. It’s hard to believe I have that much to say. How do I continue to have something

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