Hope

Hope

As we count the days until Christmas, we all hold hope for what this season will bring. But hope can so easily become expectation. And expectation often leads to disappointment. Because we have a specific idea for how we want our hope to be fulfilled. So the question...
When Broken Pieces Come Together

When Broken Pieces Come Together

  The story began five years ago when I spoke at a college. But in truth, it started way before that. And tonight as I took this picture at my dinner table, I realized the story had become what no one could have imagined. You see when I married, my husband...
After Easter faith

After Easter faith

Coming off the events of Holy week, I’m aware that Easter can feel like a movie you love that you’ve already seen. You get into it. You relish your favorite parts. But you know how the story ends. And that changes the way it is lived out. You don’t...