Devotionals

Contrite in Our Brokenness

My body mourns with brokenness. My head hurts as I try to fill the exhaustion with warm caffeine upon waking. My heart hurts as I see my children struggle to understand the world. My body hurts as my husband faces trials and frustrations. My soul aches when injustice is blamed on the Lord who has… Read More Contrite in Our Brokenness

Devotionals

Confidence in the Lord

Confidence, it’s something that I wish I had. Butterflies flare up when I stand up front. My shoulders tense up in pain when mama bear wants to rip out. Tears flow when someone offends me. Knees jerk in response to injustice. And through all of the physical reactions, a blubbering fool comes out of my… Read More Confidence in the Lord

Devotionals

Reject the Grumbling, Accept the Life Giving Water

Imagine the desert: sandy, hot, and without a reprieve from the harshness of it all. Wandering and defeated by thirst, people grumbled. They tried to complain themselves out of a situation they began to hate. They would rather return to oppression than face another day of dry lips and sunburnt lives. “These people won’t stop… Read More Reject the Grumbling, Accept the Life Giving Water