I want to love them in full circles. To fill their buckets with drops that make ripples, not arrows that hit only their mark.
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The Power of Flesh
My mind is weighty with new old truth. Does the gospel ever just hit you fresh and fiery like the first time again? It’s like digging a well you’ve dug for years when suddenly, fresh, cool water streams in, turning dry cracked earth back into fertile life-bearing soil. Incarnation: a word that typically brings toContinue reading “The Power of Flesh”
Letters to my girls: on being a woman
Your body is a picture of the Gospel, do not diminish it by believing it to be anything less.
It’s ok to stop hiding
If anyone is going to understand the pain of bearing children, it will be the God who bore the pain of the whole world. You are not alone.
and if not… (part 3 dance anyway)
She’s seen blind, deaf, and lame healed…and yet God isn’t healing him. Part 3 and if not…dance anyway
and if not…(part 2.5 Choose Joy)
“Faith is so great when life is easy. And knowing truth is so good. But experiencing truth is something different.”
and if not…(part 2 Choose Joy)
So, if God allows crippling pain into the lives of those he loves, or who love him, if his protection does not look like we hope it would, is he still good?
We are to serve God by using our pain, to give other people the hope that we have.
Bind my wandering heart
My breath catches in my chest as I think of God taking those steps through the garden…How his heart must have shattered, knowing that they would now have to live in broken relationship with everything that was good.
When God reorders our brokenness, he doesn’t sweep the memory of it under the rug, rather, he upcycles it into something beautiful with purpose.