heart filled, spirit renewed

"Why do I feel so empty?" This is a question that pops up into everyone's head at least once in their life. Perhaps even Jesus'. After all, even He had to take time away to be renewed before He was ready to willingly live out God's purpose for his life up until death. Your friends [...]

The Struggle is Real

My deepest of wounds come from the deepest of confusions concerning God's will and that of my own. At times, the following four situations seem to come at me one after the other in rotation as constant as clothes trapped in the dryer in the middle of a spin cycle: 1) I want THIS, but [...]

How He Loves

How does God love? This is a question that seems to be a lot easier to answer when you find yourself celebrating that new friendship or just after you land that rockin' promotion at work, when times are good. But, what about the times when things don't seem to be going as well? When the [...]

Big Dog

I never planned on posting the following (originally being a class assignment), but after my dog Lou passed away this morning I feel like I owe it to him: I’m sitting on the big leather recliner in my family’s living room. My mother is reading the latest issue of Better Homes and Gardens, and I [...]