Becca Hermes



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 →

Is God’s Presence Enough for Me?

  About a year and a half ago, I was standing out in my parents’ front yard with my dad. It was early evening, and I’d just had dinner with them. As we were talking next to my car, Dad... Continue Reading →

From Fearful to Radiant

I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. ~Psalm 34:4 I remember the first time I read this – really read it, I mean – how struck I was by what the Lord... Continue Reading →

Beauty is Pain

  So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison,... Continue Reading →

Acquiring Hope

I live in a privileged world.  In my social circles, people are generally beautiful, highly educated, financially sound, physically healthy, and very well-connected.  We have the ability to get most material items we want (homes, cars, expensive kitchen appliances…or whatever…),... Continue Reading →

On my iTunes Repeat

Happy Friday! I've been listening to this song on repeat quite a bit in the last few months.  For me, it has the effect of soothing my fears, reminding me of God's power and promises.  It's such beautiful music.  I... Continue Reading →

Bridge Ices Before Road

On a recent roadtrip up I-85, I came across a sign, warning "BRIDGE ICES BEFORE ROAD."  You know the one I'm talking about.  Yellow diamond, right before a bridge.  I was up in the Appalachains, and for a split second,... Continue Reading →

How to Have a Life of Adventure

I was reading Exodus 14 the other day as part of my Living the Christian Year devotional.  What, you don't immediately know what Exodus 14 is about??  Shocking. OK, I'm just kidding.  I mean, I was reading Exodus 14, and it's... Continue Reading →

“Hard…But Good”

In Cru, we laugh at how there’s this somewhat standard answer to some questions.  It goes like this: “How was your summer?” “It was hard… but good.” “How was your year?” “Hard… but good.” A while back, I asked a... Continue Reading →

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