Who’s in control anyway?

Have you ever been jokingly, or not so jokingly labeled a “control freak” by family, friends, or even secretly by your own self? I have, by all the above! Maybe it is my compulsion to always be the driver when …

The discipline of rest…

I got my efficiency from my mother. Laura: a former nurse, mother of nine, force to be reckoned with. When I was very young, I thought she was a superhero; when I entered adulthood, I was proven right. This woman …

Where is our hope?

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for.  By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen …

7 Marks of a mature Christian

What makes a mature christian? Is it reading your bible for two hours a day? Or telling every person that’s sick, “I’ll pray for you” (but not really)? Is it dressing conservatively? Or not watching TV because it’s from Satan himself? Does being a mature christian mean …

I am broken

I am broken. Speaking these words out loud leaves cuts along my tongue, each syllable a jagged shard of the secret I have always kept hidden in the quiet spaces of my soul. If you’re anything like me, the parts …