when you are the owner of a broken heart

Friend, today I am going to share from the heart one of the biggest lessons I have ever learned about brokenness.  My prayer is that the same God who is rebuilding the broken pieces with me will give you a glimpse of hope where you are feeling broken. Maybe you and I, we’re never meantContinue reading “when you are the owner of a broken heart”

cracky foundations

When we try to build our lives, often we attempt to build them like a house builder does. With a firm foundation. Straight boundary lines. Properly insulated, heated & wired. Secure roof. Working plumbing. Well maintained. Both welcoming & safe. All it takes is one crack in the foundation that goes unchecked to undermine theContinue reading “cracky foundations”

Presence

The past few days, I have felt overwhelmed physically. A few of my sore muscles are having a hard time giving up their tension, despite prayer and the efforts of my physio & massage therapist. Sleeping on my left side is foreign to me, I have always been a back or right side sleeper, andContinue reading “Presence”

when the pain cries out to be heard

I woke up this morning to my worst overall pain day in a long while. I am not going to tell you exactly what hurts, because I had a revelation about pain earlier today I need to share. I have spent too much of my life listening to pain’s voice speak louder than God’s voice.Continue reading “when the pain cries out to be heard”

belong

One of the downsides to working part time is missing out on the same camaraderie those who work full time share. The same can be said about our walk with God. God isn’t interested in part time relationship. He is ours full time, 24/7, 365. And beyond. We think of time in forward increments, GodContinue reading “belong”

refuge

There are days I just want to hide myself away. Days where I say something dumb, forget to do something important, or simply look like I should have stayed home in bed. On the worst days, all three at the same time. As much as I want to stay in hiding, tucked comfortably under myContinue reading “refuge”