When you're staring at closed doors and don't know what to do, rest in God's love.

When You’re Staring at Closed Doors….

So much of our lives are spent staring at closed doors… Sometimes I spend an inordinate amount of brain power trying to come up with plans of how I’ll succeed in life. You know, make my parents proud, leave a legacy for my kids, do something worthwhile with these fleeting moments. And more often than not, I work myself in a …

When You Don’t Know What God’s Up To….

Jeremiah 29:11 had always been my favorite verse growing up. I clung to its promise of prosperity and good fortune like an pubescent girl with a bad case of acne and extra pounds around her thighs. I wrote the verse with a sparkly purple gel pen on yellow construction paper and hung it at the foot of my bed, so it was the …

God is not concerned with your bottom line. He's focused on your journey toward the finish line.

When You Feel Like You Got Nothing Done All Day…

Sometimes I feel like I’m grasping at straws, like I’ve run around trying to seize the day and make the most of it and live life to the fullest and every other cliched phrase ever spoken… but all I have to show for it are a few measly straws. “Buck up,” I tell myself. “Try harder. Wake up earlier. Stay up longer. Do more.” …