trusting god in painful places

Trusting God in Painful Places

(First published in 2016.)   Are you trusting God? If you had asked me last week if I was trusting God in painful places, I probably would have said, “Yes” without much hesitation. I mean God has taken me through some lengthy trust-testing trials that have demanded a lot of me and my family. No doubt about it. But recently, God challenged that …

Finding Freedom from Fear

A re-post in the wake of my husband’s recent job loss and all the uncertainty that accompanies it.   Questions about faith and God filled my mind as I tossed back and forth in bed– –then Fear came calling. Now, I know better than to allow Fear to get his foot in the door, but it was midnight and the week had been …

I'm Taking the Plunge

Remember last week’s post, Risky Faith? Well, today I’m standing on the edge of a cliff of sorts, and I’m taking the plunge.   And I need to tell you about it because it affects you. Here goes: God is leading me to approach my writing very differently than I have so far. He’s calling me to abandon any idea …