Whirlwind Season

The whirlwind of life has stuck it’s finger down into my brain and swirled up my mind. This week, I have been full of excitement and nervous energy, and I can hardly think straight. It is difficult to focus on my Bible reading or to keep my train of thought when praying. At work, the... Continue Reading →

Satisfaction Guaranteed!

Lord, I would like to begin my 30-day, risk-free trial. That’s right, I see all of the guarantees, and I want to try it. In Scripture, I keep finding promises that You will satisfy me and fulfill my longings, but after twenty years of singleness, it is difficult to believe that my desires will ever... Continue Reading →

What Am I Forgetting?

I had a week off from work, and I spent some time with my family. I returned home feeling at loose ends. I turned on my desktop computer and it began making a loud noise. Almost instantly, anxiety welled in my gut. I complained to God: Lord, I know that I need to plan on getting... Continue Reading →

What Good Is A Husband?

“What good are horses if we die first?” This is an often quoted line in my family, from one of our favorite movies, Quigley Down Under. This line comes at a point in the movie when Quigley, an American sharpshooter played by Tom Selleck, is lost in the Australian outback with an apparently crazy woman... Continue Reading →

The Paradox Of Prayer

Jesus said, “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” (Mark 11:24) He also told us that “if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and... Continue Reading →

I Am Not Playing Hard To Get

Through all my years of singleness, I have received little attention from the opposite sex. But if you think that has made me desperate, you are mistaken. Last week this was put to the test when something new happened. In a public place, a man I didn’t know struck up a conversation with me. We talked, he... Continue Reading →

Big Sky Adventures in Faith

I set out for Montana with high hopes. I had been waiting for almost a year to find out if I “Should’ve Been A Cowgirl.” I was also hopeful that, in addition to having fun and riding a horse, I could have some quiet time with the Lord. I imagined enjoying the mornings outside, reading... Continue Reading →

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