Recently, I have been faced with some difficult situations. Some have been my own, and others have been the hardships of those close to me. Either way, it has been challenging. I'm not just referring to the situations alone. I'm talking about challenges to my faith. You know, the kind that rattle you deep inside,… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Trust God Over Ourselves
My husband Scott and I recently had the privilege of vacationing at the Big Island of Hawaii. We hiked to breathtaking waterfalls, inside a volcano, and to one of only four green sand beaches in the world. We ate tasty Hawaiian food and watched the sunset while swimming in the cerulean ocean. But as beautiful… Continue reading How Far Would You Carry The Cross?
I recall a family day at the swimming pool when my daughter, Charity, was only three years old. She stood near the edge of the pool, sporting her new ‘floaties’ on her cherub arms and watched her daddy dive into the water. Arms and legs flailing, her two older brothers whooped and hollered as they… Continue reading Do you think you need more faith? Here’s what you really need …
“I wish I could stop doubting Jesus,” my friend said, tears filling her eyes. “I just don’t know if He really cares. If He does, I’m not sensing it right now.” I've experienced times of doubt too. Have you? My doubts seem to come in the middle of the night with those nagging thoughts that… Continue reading God Can Handle Our Doubts