Category Archives: Trials

Feeling Divided

I don’t know how to feel this morning. I served breakfast to my three toddlers with a deeply heavy heart. Two are white, and one is black. I am like this country. I am divided in some ways. I have … Continue reading

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While I’m Waiting

I’ve always heard, “Don’t pray for patience. God will give it to you.”  I am the most impatient person I know.  Ok.  I am definitely in the top 5.  I do not like to wait.  The instant gratification culture I … Continue reading

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We Must Endure (Trials Series: Part 2)

Chances are you have read this famous passage in 1 Corinthians before:  “Do you not know that the runners in a stadium all race, but only one receives the prize?  Run in such a way that you may win.  Now … Continue reading

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We Cannot Remain (Trials Series: Part 1)

Life certainly is filled with ups and downs.  Various trials surround us.  There is pain, loss and betrayal.  If you want to focus on the negative, it is there.  Frankly, it’s not hard to become overwhelmed by everything going on … Continue reading

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Where Is God In the Silence?

I am a terrible waiter.  I don’t mean a poor food service person.  I am impatient.  God has grown me, but it is still one of my greatest downfalls.   I am continuing to learn what it means to trust God … Continue reading

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My Hope Is Found

These past few weeks have been difficult in many ways for our church and community.  We have had youth involved in accidents and three deaths in our church.  Jason and I have made numerous hospital visits, and he has had … Continue reading

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Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Jason and I have been married for eight years, and I can certainly trace the hand of God in our lives.  It is a great encouragement when you are in a trial or time of struggling to look back over … Continue reading

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