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In the absence of wild revelation

In the absence of wild revelation

To be completely honest, I expected a grand revelatory experience there among the clutter of trees and electric yellow birds and crystalline (sometimes red) lakes...and I didn't have one. I kept waiting to be smacked in the face by spiritual understanding, or brought to my knees in unprecedented awe, and I never was.

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

If there is no hardship, no opposition, there can be no victory. To have victory is to overcome challenge,

pain and strife. Victories give us confidence, they give us strength to keep going. So why are we so quick

to shy away from the pain and discomfort of a challenge? It’s all in our perspective.

Holy Sweat

Holy Sweat

When we spend time reflecting on Creation, we can see and encounter God

Not By Works

Not By Works

If you allow people to validate you due to your abilities, you give them just as much permission to invalidate you when you’re incapable.

This Too Shall Pass

This Too Shall Pass

Seasons are necessary for growth and adventure with God.

 When You're Numb to Grace

When You're Numb to Grace

The extravagant joy of true freedom saturated me for the first time, and I knew in the deepest parts of myself that I was forgiven, because I could feel it!

And then, I stopped feeling it.

Life With God

Life With God

How can I live in a conscious awareness of God’s presence? How can I do life with God?

When You Are Called Out Upon The Waters

When You Are Called Out Upon The Waters

What laid ahead of me was uncertainty, impossibility, and challenge. My previous life experience was telling me that I’m stupid for walking further and further away from the safety and comfortability of the shores, but I just knew that I couldn’t live in the boundaries of the familiar any more.

Why do good people suffer?

Why do good people suffer?

And we begin to doubt God’s goodness; the most commonly whispered lie of the Enemy. The lie that God is not good.