Can I Be Healed?
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Can I Be Healed?

I don’t suppose I considered this question of healing much before I experienced a life-altering diagnosis. Have you? I’ve been living with Type 1 diabetes for nearly a decade. A decade of confusion, lessons learned, failed attempts, successes, struggles, and wondering: What is God doing in the midst of this disease? Several years ago, the…

Believing For Healing After Hope’s Grown Cold
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Believing For Healing After Hope’s Grown Cold

I’d lost hope completely. Whenever someone offered to pray for me…for this issue…I’d smile and say, “Sure, thanks!” But, inside, my heart had grown cold. I knew the prayer lifted up in genuine concern and out of love for me would fall flat. After living with a diagnosis for more than eight years, I’d come to…

What Names Are You Calling Your Children
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What Names Are You Calling Your Children

A friend of mine is mama to three wonderful sons. I’m sure they’re quite human, with flaws and weaknesses. But I only know that because they have pulses beating. From my friend’s mouth comes life spoken over these sons of hers. She may be younger than me, but she’s a mama-mentor to me especially on…

Where Passion Meets A Paycheck
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Where Passion Meets A Paycheck

Do you ever get the feeling that something significant is about to change? That your present “ordinary” is about to be exchanged for a new normal? It’s one of those seasons for me. An off-hand joke tossed out. A random suggestion at the most unexpected time. And the soul stirs…longing, hoping, dreaming of possibilities that…

Choosing Between Life And The Lie
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Choosing Between Life And The Lie

Sitting easy at a coffee shop, hugging the warmth of my cup, struggling to know where to begin when the hardness pounds me upon waking. Having opened my eyes to a message of desperation and despair, beginning a day with heartbreak where hope was anticipated, I could pray for so many answers, but the only true…