Encouragement to Persevere

Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the One who hears it and not in the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference. – Max Lucado Praying aloud can be difficult, I agreed with my youngest son. That is why it takes practice. The weird thing is that we feel judged by those who hear us while forgetting that we aren’t talking to them. The One we are talking to is taking in every word with delight. It was one of those in-the-car, early morning times […]

Vulnerable

A friend and I were talking about this topic, recently, as it relates to writing. There are certain places you feel safe. Telling your hopes, dreams, and fears to friends and family, of course, is the safest. Throwing something superficial up on Instagram can be easy. Until you choose to make it public, you can feel pretty confident that your best buds will love what you write in your personal blog. What is it about putting things on Facebook that is so scary? First of all, people on Facebook can be cruel, or in today’s vernacular, “judgy”. Second, everyone you […]