Dealing With Distractions

Dealing With Distractions

“The world is passionately committed to the inconsequential.” -John Piper That quote hit me harder than I expected. Not just because it was so true, but because I was immediately aware of my own bend toward the inconsequential and distracting. Like many, I...
Conquering King

Conquering King

Devastating loss.  That is what comes to mind when I think about the disciples on Friday and Saturday of Holy Week. In my life, I have experienced pain and disappointment, but never have I had the foundation of my life stripped bare, beaten, and destroyed before my...
Self-Love?

Self-Love?

Self-Love and the World If you have been on social media for any length of time over the last few years you’ve probably seen memes or conversations on “self-love” and/or “self-care”. Many of them look something like this… Sources likes Psychology Today and...
The Word We Hate to Hear

The Word We Hate to Hear

Another sleepless night preceded another day of chugging coffee and praying for strength. It was one thing to deal with sleep deprivation and exhaustion when our first child had come into the world, but this was different. This was emotional and spiritual exhaustion...