3 tips for walking wisely in 2022

“These are desperate times!” These words from Ephesians 5:16 in the Message translation ring true even today. We live in a desperate time in human history, regardless where in the world we find ourselves right now. So much pain, loss and fear-inducing events swirl around us. Even with feet firmly planted in Christ, believers can get shaken. The timeContinue reading “3 tips for walking wisely in 2022”

what really matters

Our days and calendars didn’t take long to fill up with the shift of the seasons, and even more as the holidays approach. Projects, people, and priorities make demands on our time and our minds. I find myself sitting, daydreaming, and longing for “when things settle down” only to rush into the next task byContinue reading “what really matters”

above the noise: what does the Bible say about listening?

Being human is hard. We often live from a storm-tossed place with noise that can feel deafening even when it isn’t audible. Walking hospital corridors towards the ICU to see my husband; rushing through afternoon traffic to get my son to the urgent care as the hives took over his neck; and getting a franticContinue reading “above the noise: what does the Bible say about listening?”

how to endure when you feel stuck

I have been in a marriage I wanted out of, even sought ways to leave. By God’s stunning and undeserved grace, I stayed. So did my husband. But before you read that too fast, please know that getting from then until now in our marriage was a long, hard and ugly road. In a recentContinue reading “how to endure when you feel stuck”