moments

For it only takes a moment for it all to change. I can’t get this phrase out of my head; it’s running and running and I can’t even figure out where it came from. But it’s there and it perfectly sums up, well, everything. A moment. The breadth of a second. One sharp inhale. The [...]

mud & mire

Well, it’s certainly been a while since I’ve posted. And I want to be completely open and transparent as to why it’s been such a struggle for me to just sit down and write…   I’ve been wrestling with God. Like the down in the pit, super messy type of wrestling that drains every morsel [...]

One Year

November 11th will make one year. I relive the day often. It runs through my mind, playing endlessly, a constant reminder. Helplessly watching a room full of doctors and nurses trying feverishly to put life back into my dad. Listening to the sound his chest made as they did CPR. Clinging to my dads’ leg, [...]

Bring to Light

God, you let me down. Wait…hold up…did she really just say that? You took something away from me far too soon. You put a giant hole in my heart. You failed to answer what I prayed so hard for. You left my family in shambles. You took one of the most important things to me. [...]

Vertical Running

What are we running to that we think will take our problems away? Just let that question ponder in your mind for a minute… I think we all know what the answer to this question ought to be (Jesus), but is that the honest answer? I’d like to think that Jesus is my #1 and [...]

Eishet chayil

Eishet chayil. This is the Hebrew phrase for “woman of valor.” I’ve been thinking a lot on this phrase lately. What does it mean to be a woman of valor in today’s world? And how am I fostering it within myself? For some reason, Proverbs 31 keeps coming up in my life, more specifically, the [...]