On This Day

“Joshalyn never said yes to marrying Reagan when he proposed,” were the first words out of our officiant’s mouth. I could feel the confusion sweep over the crowd that had just been seated from watching my dad lead me down the long, green carpeted aisle. I would have face palmed if it didn’t mean disturbing […]

Grace for Grace

John 1:16 (KJV) And of His fullness we have all received, and grace for grace.  “Katrina, I baptize you in the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.” Goosebumps surged along Katrina’s skin as the gulf swallowed her. She closed her eyes and imagined Jesus being laid to rest; then, three days […]

A Response to Redeeming Love

I just finished rereading Francine Rivers’s Redeeming Love. It’s a historical fiction based on the Old Testament book of Hosea, which tells of a prophet and his prostitute wife, Gomer. Not necessarily your Friday night rom-com. Hosea’s faithfulness to his wavering wife is used to represent God’s commitment to His nation Israel, and the same […]

Expectations

Original Post Date: April 3, 2017 I was reading through a journaling app I downloaded in 2013 and came across the following entry: “I always find myself running in circles, constantly chasing after something that will make and keep me happy. I look for it in people, work, and possessions, just to be disappointed time […]