Planning but Trusting God in the Hard Stuff

And He withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and He knelt down and began to pray, saying, “Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done.”   I am 12, kneeling on the floor of my bedroom, squinting while scribbling lyrics to a rock n’Continue reading “Planning but Trusting God in the Hard Stuff”

How to Fight (Daily) Discouragement @5MFF

  There’s a saying about the little things in life. It’s the little things, so the saying goes that can end up being the big things. This can be true in relationships, careers, and attitudes. A teensy mouse can terrify a huge elephant, and so the story goes, one young man with the proper visionContinue reading “How to Fight (Daily) Discouragement @5MFF”

About Post-Valentine’s Day Love, Offerings and Falling Snow

I had finally poured myself into the welcoming comfort of my bed and was drifting off to sleep, satisfied after a long and tiring day of chores, to do’s and errands when he finally arrived. He crouches low, to my level, seeing if I am awake. He’s got his hands behind his back and thatContinue reading “About Post-Valentine’s Day Love, Offerings and Falling Snow”

Christ in YOU! (5MFF)

  The birth of Jesus is the focus of Christmas to we who believe. At least in theory. But, the beauty of Christmas is that this tiny mysterious bundle of wisdom swaddled in hay, laying in manger one Holy Night has birthed an undeniable kingdom as prophesied from the beginning. The beauty of Christmas isContinue reading “Christ in YOU! (5MFF)”