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The Secret of Waiting When the Promise Feels Unclear

I love this time of year. There’s something about the twinkling of the lights from the Christmas tree piercing the darkness of the early morning that seems to increase my awareness of His presence. He’s so near, summoning me to experience more of Him. Advent—this waiting with an expectancy of our coming King. This year… Continue reading The Secret of Waiting When the Promise Feels Unclear

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Facing a Difficult Journey? Here’s the Secret to Not Giving Up

When your sister-in-law, who also has a bundle of children, calls to invite you on a girls weekend to the mountains of New York, you go without a second thought. The stars aligned and both our husbands agreed to watch the children. The last weekend in September I found myself boarding a plane alone for… Continue reading Facing a Difficult Journey? Here’s the Secret to Not Giving Up

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Advent Devotional (Week 4): Let’s Not Forget…He is

Each week during the Advent season, I am featuring a devotional on who Jesus is, to help us prepare our hearts for Christ’s birth. Isn’t it interesting how the holidays have this way of magnifying life? The good feels really good, and the hard parts seem really hard, almost unbearable. Some of us just can’t… Continue reading Advent Devotional (Week 4): Let’s Not Forget…He is

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Advent Devotional (Week 3): Jesus is Our Healer

Each week during the Advent season, I am featuring a devotional on who Jesus is, to help us prepare our hearts for Christ’s birth. If you missed previous weeks you could read (Week 1): Jesus is Restorer here and (Week 2) When All Hope Seems Lost here. guest post  by Clara Mumba  If you have ever lost… Continue reading Advent Devotional (Week 3): Jesus is Our Healer

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Advent Devotional (Week 2): When All Hope Seems Lost

“Now Jesus loved Martha, her sister, and Lazarus” John 11:5. In his bedroom, after his shower, while I am getting his pajamas out of the drawer, he points to the scar on his chest. “Do you see this on my chest? This is where God healed me.” He is six and marked. “And this one… Continue reading Advent Devotional (Week 2): When All Hope Seems Lost

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Advent Devotional (Week 1): Jesus is Our Restorer

Each week during the Advent season, I’ll feature a devotion on who Jesus is, to help us prepare our hearts for Christ’s birth. “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” John 10:10. There aren’t too many of us living the abundant… Continue reading Advent Devotional (Week 1): Jesus is Our Restorer