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Are you anxious?

When I said, “My foot is slipping,” your love, o LORD, supported me.When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought joy to my soul.~ Psalm 94:18-19 I don't know about you, but I often go through periods of of... Continue Reading →

Life Lessons from Curly Hair

“Miss Becca, your hair is undisciplined.” It was a summer afternoon many years ago, and the small (straight-haired) damsel I was babysitting was clearly a bit disturbed by the effects of the humidity on my curly tresses. I laughed. I... Continue Reading →

Feeding Your Soul in Suffering

  A few months ago, I found myself asking some questions: in the sufferings of life, what feeds my soul? What keeps me in tune with the heart of God? What keeps me in tune with my own heart? I’ve... Continue Reading →

Waiting in Advent… and Life

Wait for the Lord;be strong, and let your heart take courage;wait for the Lord!~ Psalm 27:14 A few months into our marriage, I asked my husband what his favorite Bible verse is. He responded with the above. What?? I thought. Your favorite Bible verse... Continue Reading →

Beloved (Habibi)

It’s been one of those weeks. A conversation sent my soul spinning - back into old insecurities, having to fight off old lies. I thought that I’d matured beyond these fears, but it turns out I was just removed from... Continue Reading →

Life ain’t Easy: Learning to Trust

  Trust in the Lord will all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight. ~ Proverbs 3:5-6 (KJV and NIV mashup) When I was in high school,... Continue Reading →

Shout for Joy

  Psalm 100 is a passage of Scripture my dad referred to quite a bit when I was a kid, and it is certainly lovely. My parents went through a parenting phase where they would pay us $1 for every... Continue Reading →

Rivers in the Desert

  Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. The wild beasts will honor me, the jackals and the... Continue Reading →

I Hate Death: A Memorial Day Post

I like to think of Memorial Day weekend as a celebration weekend. A school’s out, summer’s started weekend. Cookouts, lake or pool time, a day off of work. It kicks off the slower, more laid-back days of summer, that glorious... Continue Reading →

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