“Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage. As they pass through the Valley of Baka, they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it with pools. They go from strength to strength, till each appears before God in Zion.” Psalm 84:5-7Read More
I was flipping through my notes one day when I came across a note from a conference I recently attended led by Lysa TerKeurst. The note was about an olive tree, of all things.Read More
I’m just going to take a wild guess and assume you, dear reader, have had at least one terrible, horrible, awful, miserable day. Maybe you got fired from a job, got dumped by the guy you thought was the love of your life, failed an exam you really needed an “A” on, got in a fight with your best friend––whatever occurs on bad days, big or small, I think we can all agree bad days are the worst.Read More
Three days before my senior year of college began, I woke up in a sweat. I felt this heavy burden surrounding me, as if I were the mythical Atlas carrying the weight of the world on my shoulders. Odd? Maybe. True? Definitely. I was drowning in a sea of my unaddressed worries.Read More
Our bodies. We pick at them, we tear them apart, we starve them, we overindulge them, we overwork them. I struggled for a long time with my body, and I wish I could tell you that struggle is over, but at
times I still feel dissatisfaction.