There's nothing quite like having the reality of your immortality slap you in the face, as you walk through the gravesite to the plot of where your loved one lays...to be put to rest. Death...that five letter word haunts me. The pain. The suffering, the loss...the grief. These emotions that I know are not derived … Continue reading Faith over Fear
I laid back down staring at the ceiling. I was filled with excitement and curiousity. Fear and peace at the same time. Little did I know that this call on my heart, this three word phrase was going to drastically change my life. What was to come in the next months was nothing I could … Continue reading Calling over Passion…Part Two
My whole life I've been taught to follow my heart, do what makes me happy, make my own destiny. Time after time I've tried and failed at that. I have looked to many things in this world for comfort, for peace, for happiness. The problem is it doesn't exactly work that way. I've been let … Continue reading Calling over Passion…Part One
We both stand looking in the mirror. I know she's waiting for me to say something. In the process of doing her hair for the day. I begin to tell her how beautiful she is. That she is smart and funny. How pretty her curly hair is. I tell her how much I love her … Continue reading To the boy on the bus: I’ve believed you all this time
I found myself pleading with God to end it all, to give us our life back, to take away the pain. There were times I just couldn’t understand. We had walked in obedience. We were doing what He asked us to do. When it became too much we lost trust in Him. The temptation of self-preservation is strong.