Tag: Old Testament

For Those Who Create

A few months ago, I had the incredible opportunity to meet my absolute favorite singer and songwriter. Nichole Nordemann’s music was literally the soundtrack to God’s taking hold of my heart when I was a senior in college, and I have ever since thought of her as something of a spiritual […]

Praying For Our Families || Day 31

Prayer Focus: Gratitude and Thankfulness Central Scripture: “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.” (Psalm 136:1) Prayer: Gracious Father, You have given me so much from the generosity of Your hands. You have poured out blessing upon blessing, not because I have earned or deserve it, […]

Praying For Our Families || Day 14

Prayer Focus: Strength for Difficult Situations Central Scripture: “Look to the Lord and His strength. Seek His face always.” (1 Chronicles 16:11)  Prayer: Father, You are so good. In every situation we face, no matter how uncertain or scary or unpredictable, we know that you are always the […]

Praying For Our Families || Day 13

Prayer Focus: Trust in God Central Scripture: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct Your paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6)  Prayer: Gracious God, thank You for Your leadership over our lives. It all […]

In My Own Backyard

I sat on the rickety park bench in my back yard, a pen in my hand and my journal open in my lap. The words poured from my heart onto the page as I cried out all that was wrong with my day…my thoughts…my life. “This is my […]

On Empty

It was a little after 10:00 on a Friday when I drifted into the station. I say “drifted” because it seems like the best word for the action that accompanies the proverbial “running on fumes.” My gas tank was empty – as in, the little red arrow was […]