Just when things were going well…I’d been rejoicing that the tide was finally turning in our family’s favor, as it appeared that we’d finally won the faith fight concerning Kennedi’s injury. And I was steadily preparing for the next journey of faith, getting ready to take my Leap of Faith. And then I got sucker … Continue reading Either Trust Me, or Trust What You See
I have a milestone birthday coming up this weekend. As I prepare to celebrate, I am reflecting on previous years, as I contemplate my direction for the upcoming year. In one year, the earth completely revolves around the sun. Within this revolution, we will experience the four seasons of Winter, Spring, Summer, and Autumn; along … Continue reading A Personal Reflection: Don’t Waste Your Revolution Around the Sun
I finally came to terms with a scar that I despised for over 20 years, realizing that scars are evidence that healing has taken place.
Last December, we took our annual family trip to the Sight and Sound theater in Lancaster, PA. I had been waiting all year to finally see their production of Jesus. Several of my friends had went throughout the year, and each one had raved about how amazing it was. Finally, it was our turn. And … Continue reading Someone is Always Watching, What Do They See in You?
Last week we entered the final quarter of 2019. At this time of year, goal-conscientious people usually start assessing their progress against the targets they set out for in the beginning of the year. Businesses start evaluating their metrics to gauge how their year-end numbers are tracking. How are you making out so far? Have … Continue reading Ready or Not, It’s Coming…
Have you ever bought a gift? Spent a considerable amount of time picking out the perfect gift for someone special – whether a significant other, parent, child, or friend – and they set it aside, not bothering to open it? Or worst yet, after opening it, by the look on their face, you can tell … Continue reading Have You Unwrapped Your Gift?
A year after I started blogging about Kennedi's injury, I finally asked God why HE allowed it to happen. And His answer humbled me to tears.
I lost my friend a few weeks ago. When I received an early morning text about her grave condition, I began to immediately and fervently pray, and had unwavering faith that God would do the impossible and heal her. As I was praying for her, I recalled the last time I saw her, a few … Continue reading Is It Wrong To Question God?
If I could describe my life in the past week, I would borrow from the popular title, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Now I’m not completely familiar with the TV or book series, so I’m not sure if the correlation exactly fits, but let’s just go with it for now. As we were ending a … Continue reading A Challenge: Finding Peace in the Midst of Uncertainty
Why do those who are experiencing a life of pain and heartbreak still live for God? What’s the point of serving a God who allows us to struggle through so many hardships as we go through this life? As Believers, the foundation of our Christianity should be based on faith in a divine, all-powerful, all-knowing … Continue reading Looking Beyond Your Pain