Today, dear reader, this prayer is for you.  This is a gift for you to receive and take in for refreshment. Maybe your day has been a rough one, filled with exhausting twists and turns, where nothing is going how you imagined or expected. Perhaps it is your week.  You find yourself looking at the […]

Yesterday I went to the dentist.  Time for my six month cleaning.  No problem.  I got this.  No wait, not really. Lately, I have had this personal challenge presented to me.  Let’s call it a God theme, a reoccurring message which emphasizes something I feel personally convicted to work on.  For me, the theme is […]

Do you have a hope to hold on to when life throws its hardest challenges at you?  Where do you turn when the world’s worst tragedies warp the days of your life?  What is it that gives you light in darkness and strength in weakness that is worth waiting expectantly for? Destruction.  Depression.  Division.  Darkness.  […]

Struggles stink.  There is no amount of scent that can cover up the odor of a time of trial.  We naturally do not want to gravitate towards or slowly marinate in troubles.  I think most of us would rather avoid or fix what pains us as quickly as possible. How do we find encouragement in […]

Are you an overthinker?  Do you pick apart situations and conversations in loop fashion wishing you could have done something differently?  Do you play out multitudes of scenarios in your mind before facing a situation?  Do you get lost in your thoughts, straining to remain present in the moment, plagued by the past, devastated by […]