Honoring God

Honoring God

This verse got me thinking this morning. What does it really mean for me to honor God, especially in suffering, in grief? In 16 months I have had a lot of questions, a lot of moments where I cried out to God asking Him “why”. But I have done so with the...
Close to the Brokenhearted

Close to the Brokenhearted

In the early days after Isaac died I didn’t know what to pray. A friend gave me a small book filled with short devotions and a passage from Psalms. Each morning as my prayer I would write out the verses for the day. It was all I could do. If you don’t know...

Consider it Joy

It is a tough pill to swallow, the idea that we should count our trials as joy. Is that my first response? I remember studying that scripture along with the book of Job before Isaac died and asking IF I were faced with a trial like Job would I seriously have a...
Only You

Only You

I cleaned my house for hours yesterday. Yes my house was dirty but this was like washing down cabinets/walls kind of cleaning. Today after church and lunch I went outside and started raking up some of the dead leaves in our yard. I maybe should have offered to host...