Monthly Archives: September 2012

Walls, heartbreak, and camouflage

The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to them that are broken hearted; and saves the contrite spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Masquerade

I have been wandering through the mire of perception vs. reality today. Genuine vs. fake. Authentic vs. copy. . My devotions this morning began with 2 Corinthians 1:3-4, which says, “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord … Continue reading

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Living life in peace…

“Put your heart right, Job. Reach out to God. Put away evil and wrong from your home. Then face the world again, firm and courageous. Then all your troubles will fade from your memory, like floods that are past and … Continue reading

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Trials of life…

We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about the troubles we experienced in the province of Asia. We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired of life itself. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Fear and love

Love does not begin and end the way I always thought it would. It isn’t a fairy tale with a “Happily Ever After.” Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up. And a painful one … Continue reading

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Exploration…

Before I made you in your mother’s womb, I chose you. Jeremiah 1:5 I ponder my path often. Always have, to some extent, but with Justin and I splitting up, it has become a question of much more importance lately. … Continue reading

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Grieving…

My mom called me yesterday with one purpose. To inform me that my cousin had shot himself. He was a favorite person in my life as a child. I looked up to him (way up, since he was SUPER tall) … Continue reading

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