We tend to focus on God’s goodness and faithfulness. We submit ourselves to His will. We often blame ourselves for our circumstances, focusing on our own sinfulness or the reality of life in a fallen world. That's not what the laments do. They don't just beg God to fix things. They blame God. They demand that He intervene.
When we don't know how to pray, the Spirit intercedes and God gives us words. Sometimes, though, the words aren't the ones we expected. #TrustGod
"My Truth" Being honest about my feelings of loss last summer wasn’t the end of the story. As I’ve continued to reflect on those events and experiences, God has been highlighting for me that this kind of honesty is something He calls each of us to continually. This call requires us to be honest with … Continue reading Getting Honest. Again.
Sometimes we just need to sit silently, making room for God to speak into our lives and those of our loved ones.
This Is Now: 3 Things I Wish I’d Done Then It was an Easter I’ll never forget. Standing in church and singing about the resurrection I was ambushed with an overwhelming sense of anger. Not the irritated with the in-laws type of anger or the ticked that I tripped on a plastic Easter egg anger. … Continue reading Trusting God in the Rubble