Because He Loves us

Why do such terrible things happen to people who truly love God? A dear friend asked me that this morning. Why do spouses have affairs? Why do adults abuse children? Why do babies die? Why are loving fathers killed? Why do couples struggle with infertility? Why Jesus? Why? I’ve asked him that so many times….

Out of the Ashes- A Door of Hope

Maybe you know what I mean when I say my heart feels as though it’s been ripped into a million shattered little pieces. You know, the kind of glass that shatters in little shards and is impossible to put back together. The kind where you just grab the broom and dust pan and throw away…

Prayer: Why it Matters

We started a series on prayer at Church last week. Gosh. Talk about convicting. The sermon went past stepping on my toes and straight to piercing my heart. The question I would ask before I go any further in this post is the same one Corrie Ten Boom asked: “Is prayer your steering wheel or…

Life as A Mixed Girl

Let’s just get down to it. I’m mixed. Black and white. I hope the term “Black” doesn’t offend anyone, because I use it. Not because I’m trying to be rude, but because “African American” is just a really long, polite way of saying “Black”. And personally, I don’t understand why we need a polite way…