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Praying for one thing… and getting something else

Praying for one thing… and getting something else

For half my life, I prayed for a husband and child of my own. For half my life, God gave me singleness and other people’s children to care for. I wondered if God and I spoke different languages. However looking back, those “unanswered” prayers produced some of the...

Part of a Bigger Story

This week’s blog is actually the continuation of a story I posted two weeks ago. It can be read alone, but if you want the full story and you missed that post, here’s the link: http://blog.lauriepolich.com/when-god-widens-your-gaze/ With this story, I invite you to...

When God Widens Your Gaze

Author Philip Yancey (of whom I am a big fan) says there are 3 questions we struggle with when we feel God’s distance and want or need him to be close. The questions are: Why is God hidden? Why is God silent? Why is God unfair? At the root of our doubts, usually one...

The Measure of a Three Day Life

  Jon and Stacy were pregnant with their first child when they got their news. The son of a minister, Jon had been a Christian most of his life. He worked for Habitat for Humanity. Stacy worked at Angels Foster Care, an agency that places babies born to drug-addicted...