To Suffer Well

We walk hand in hand through the garden reminiscing through the hard times, the pain, and the suffering. Times like when I was in the ICU unable to move with a chest tube sticking out of my side, when my body was broken on a surgical table to replace 3 faulty joints with metal, and... Continue Reading →

The Jungle

I sit on the shore of a sea of glass. Glorious colors reflecting off of the crystal waves as the sun hits every angle. I sense an awe about the place, a beauty and a sovereignty hums like electricity in the air. As I walk along the shore I am led down a path to... Continue Reading →

The Edge of Suffering

Thoughts of what a life best lived have been circling my mind as of late. When the circumstances of life puts a neon sign in front of you saying “You may not have much time” cracks begin to form in your thoughts. When I was little I couldn’t wait to grow up and do what... Continue Reading →

The Tension

“I waited patiently for the Lord to help me…” (Psalm 40:1) The tension of waiting for the Lord is a difficult thing. Like a taut rope I hang in the balance of patience, not knowing what the end of the rope might look like. I want to be a good steward, a good example for... Continue Reading →

The Feast

As I walk my path I look ahead and see a daunting giant waiting ahead for me. He is an ugly beast with a snarling face grinning at me. We have had a terrible past that has brought much pain and suffering. My body is marked with scars from our battles and as I limp... Continue Reading →

Heartbeat of the Father

Sometimes we are faced with circumstances that put our tightly squeezed dreams in jeopardy. The ones you hold really close to your chest to make it through the dark days. Dreams that make your life more vibrant and joyful. That if they were an orange would make the best juice imaginable as you sip it... Continue Reading →

Healing is Coming

I can track on a timeline the different times I received disappointing or confusing news from a doctor about my cancer treatment. From the rollercoaster of my recurrence to choosing a treatment plan for preventative care. Almost every time I am listening to the doctors explain another new report I am struck with this thought.... Continue Reading →

Fully Man

*Originally posted on The Ragged Souls; click on the link for more content* It is hard to comprehend the magnitude of Jesus being fully man and fully God. Throughout scripture we see examples of Him displaying His christlike character. We see purity, healing, and wisdom to learn from and watch unfold. But what about when He... Continue Reading →

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