True Belonging: Security

I sat in my car and stared at the looming building in the distance. I watched as women, Bibles in hand, poured out of their cars and headed toward the entrance. I said a prayer for peace and trust one last time then stepped toward the people I hoped would become my next place ofContinue reading “True Belonging: Security”

Reentry: Summer of Grace — Ironies and Leaps of Faith

Irony. I remember learning the literary meaning of irony sitting in my high school English class when dramatic irony held our interest in the classics.  But, in our culture we mostly use irony as a verbal expression that drips from our lips when we say one thing but really mean the opposite. There is aContinue reading “Reentry: Summer of Grace — Ironies and Leaps of Faith”

Journey of Joy: Week Four — Booking Rooms and Transportation

One fine April afternoon, my husband and I started dreaming about a romantic getaway while making an eight hour drive to Texas. I’d seen one of the airlines had their $99 ticket promotion going, so I read off the cities included. Charleston piqued our interest enough that I pulled out our calendar, found some datesContinue reading “Journey of Joy: Week Four — Booking Rooms and Transportation”

Journey of Joy: Week Three — Charting the Course

During my second excursion to the Holy Land, most of our group sat bunched together toward the front of the bus, but I chose to sit in the back with a few of my fellow travelers, the ones who wanted to compare notes, count steps, and study maps between stops. We had so much fun!Continue reading “Journey of Joy: Week Three — Charting the Course”

When a Move of God Means a Move

Having trust as my word for 2020 is proving to be quite the anchor for a year of challenge and change. I thought I knew what God might be doing when He asked me to trust Him more, but I could not have anticipated how deeply I would need that trust. On June 4, ourContinue reading “When a Move of God Means a Move”