how do we hear Him speak through His Word?

The noise in my own thoughts jarred me awake. The room was still dark as my husband lay sound asleep next to me. The concerns began to flood my mind as I slipped out from under the warm blankets. The comfort of the bed offers no consolation when my mind is tangling tighter and tighterContinue reading “how do we hear Him speak through His Word?”

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?”

five biblical practices to replenish your weary soul

In 2019, our family of four moved two hours away from our hometown—leaving friends, family, and familiarity behind. During this transition, we also celebrated the graduation of our firstborn from high school.Later in the year, my daddy was diagnosed with terminal cancer and went to be with Jesus three short months later. The pain, theContinue reading “five biblical practices to replenish your weary soul”