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Confession: I like making everyone happy. And when one of my friends is hurting due to a situation that I can do nothing to fix? Well, during those times I tend to ignore the fact that I can do nothing to fix the problem and go a little crazy trying to do things to cheer them up: Jump through hoops. Attempt to juggle. Tight-rope walk. Join a circus ;) But in all honesty, I know there is nothing I can truly more »

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Dearest friend, I don’t know what to say, except I love you. I’m here for you. I want to help and I want to make everything all better. If I could, I would take away all your sadness in an instant. I would help you feel happy again. Bring a smile to your face. Except I can’t. And I feel like a horrible friend because of it. My friend, I don’t know how you are feeling. And I don’t want to pretend more »

It is well with my soul.

Today Courtney of fearlessheartrestlessfeet.wordpress.com/ is sharing her testimony. This is my testimony story. Can I let you in on a little secret, reader? I dreaded writing my story. I have written and rewritten the first paragraph about half a dozen times, deleted it and then rewrote it, took it from a different angle and then deleted it again. I have gone to God, lamented to God and spent time in His word. But this isn’t easy for me and here’s why. A more »

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When You don’t move the mountains I’m needing You to move When You don’t part the waters I wish I could walk through When You don’t give the answers As I cry out to You I will trust, I will trust I will trust in You –“Trust in You” by Lauren Daigle Lord, I praise You. Your ways are not my ways, and neither are Your thoughts my thoughts. You have a plan far bigger than I can ever imagine. more »

When the Unthinkable Happens

When the ocean waves crash over and over and over and breathing is impossible, When fog as thick as glue conceals everything around and the sun is invisible, hidden behind the clouds. When the crickets stop chirping and the birds stop singing, And the rain starts pouring and the floods start rising. When the unthinkable happens, and I don’t have words to express immense grief and confusion. All hope seems lost. And as the rain pours the questions start flooding more »