This is the day that the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. (Psalm 118:24 NKJV)
I am hardwired to move forward with drive and ambition and to act swiftly while my spiritual life bids me to slow down, deliberate with God in prayer and spend time in the word for further instructions.
In some ways, this a bit backwards, but so are many things in life. And so are most things in God’s economy. You must “lose your life to gain it."
The notion that there exists this brand of radical hope; a hope that believes against all hope. And the audacity of this type of grace!
And within the quiet enclosures of each heart and mind, as pains and questions stretch out towards the hem of Jesus, there is this sacred, healing, peaceful moment of worship in community; sublimely sacred.
Today I took a chance. Today I figuratively disrobed myself and stood naked and vulnerable for all to see by simply putting my story out there. My tale is now exposed to being read, analyzed, and criticized. The thought of it makes my stomach do somersaults. But there’s no turning back and one impactful outcome... Continue Reading →