I’ve been feeling a lot of tension lately. Tension in making decisions. In friendships. About life transitions. Tension about what’s next. Uncertainty. The anxiety builds. Have you felt it? And beyond that, there’s tension all around, seemingly surrounding so much that it’s tempting to not just cover my ears and move forward. To shut my ears and close my eyes and hope it’s all over soon. That love would just reign sooner rather than later and the tension could just be… done.
What do you do when you feel like you pray and you get it wrong? I’ve been struggling with this. That’s the root of it. But my first thoughts that showed me this was the problem is… I stopped writing for a bit. Why? Because I wrote things about what I prayed about. And then it didn’t pan out how I thought. And I got scared. And then I realized the responsibility of writing. The responsibility of sharing things and presenting them as truths. (Not that I shared untruths or lies
This post is the first in a series of posts about “staying”. Oftentimes life forces changes on us. Sometimes they’re great. Sometimes it changes who we are, and sometimes that’s an okay thing to happen. But also, there is a sense of steadiness and rest that needs to accompany a season in our life. Oftentimes, we really just need to hold fast when we find ourselves in the middle of shifting winds. Oftentimes, our God is just saying, “Wait on me.” And in those moments, it’s sur
This prayer has popped into my head several times lately and has become a focal point for my past few weeks: Do what only You can do. Years of perfectionism constantly leave me wondering, "What else do I need to do in order for (whatever I'm hoping for or things that God has promised) to happen?" What else do I need to do? There has to be some work- some type of preparation that needs to be done, God. Right? Yeah, You promise things, but... isn't there something I need to be