When the halls are filled but your home is quiet

I realized as I thought through this post, that this doesn’t just apply to me. That parents are seeing kids go back to college, and it’s weird, and hard, and maybe still doesn’t feel quite right after a year or two. That the feeling of not being there too is shared by a few of…

fullest grace upon grace

[Grace]- unmerited favor, here particularly, God’s unmerited favor Two days ago, my beloved friend Anna published a blog post on the Gospel, the Gospel of grace, which causes her to arise out of bed and move forward each day. Read her post here:¬†https://awordpress22com.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/gospel-for-the-god-forsaken/ Yesterday, I spent some time journaling with God and pondering this little…

Carry my soul

via Daily Prompt: Carry “My life is yours. My hope is in you only. And my heart you hold. ‘Cause you make this sinner holy.” All Sons & Daughters The reality of the Christian life is the truth that my soul is, and must be, carried by Jesus Himself to be safe, secure, cared for,…

changes and relationships and Jesus, too

Relationships are complicated, and hard, and messy, and awkward. Sometimes, when you meet people for the first time, you assume right away that you like them or don’t, right? We acknowledge their body language, notice their tone of voice, and look them up and down to determine their style. If we hear the right answers,…