Keeping Your Soul From Freezing This Season (& A Gift for You)

I’m a surefire pessimist. Just ask my optimist husband. I wasn’t finding one ray of beauty this Illinois 6-below season—but I needed to. Needed a big shot of reality for my declining attitude. With two solid months of wild winds, slippery ice, gray skies ahead it’s already a struggle not to feel depressed. The loss … Continue reading Keeping Your Soul From Freezing This Season (& A Gift for You)

Getting More Than You Can Handle: The Truth About What God Gives

The first time I heard someone say it, I thought God a cruel deity. The second time was after I’d read the whole Bible and couldn’t wait to set the record straight. She decreed it to a crowd of us during a lady’s retreat, “God never gives us more than we can handle.” Snapping back … Continue reading Getting More Than You Can Handle: The Truth About What God Gives

More Than the Hairs of My Head

Those who hate me without a causeAre more than the hairs of my head;They are mighty who would destroy me,Being my enemies wrongfully;Though I have stolen nothing,I still must restore it. Psalm 69:4Even as I am reading the bible, moving from one word to the next, every possible distraction is upon me. Every possible propensity … Continue reading More Than the Hairs of My Head