A New View of Gratitude

I frequently see mantras as I’m exploring Pinterest or Instagram illustrating things that, in one way or another, relate to gratitude. These reminders tend to frustrate me, because as much as I desire to pursue gratitude, I find it a difficult concept to relate to everyday life. I understand that we are to thank God…

Trusting in Uncertainty

Did I choose the right path? Was I supposed to uproot and start a brand new job? Am I supposed to pursue this career? Should I marry this man? Should I go back to school? Seemingly life-altering decisions are moments in our lives that make us question what it is we were put on this…

Relief from the Storm

It’s a beautiful morning. The sun is soaking through the windows, providing bright, welcoming light. The air outside is chilly, but the slightly green grass and cheeriness hold a promise that spring is just around the corner. I’m peering longingly out the window, thinking about warmer weather and the fun memories made in it. The…

Rest.

This morning, I was reading the first part of a Lenten Bible study (isn’t it crazy that we’re already approaching the Lent season this week?). As we look at our need for a Savior and the significance of Easter, part of the reading was Isaiah 30:15-18: “For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One…