Perfect Love Triumphs
A few days ago, I crossed paths with a stranger. After my awkward self made some random comment, that I can’t even remember, we began to chat away. I quickly learned she was an Israeli Jew and had recently returned from her visit there. She began to describe to me all the places she had…
He Chose Life
I was sitting at Studio Movie Grill, eating my chocolate ice cream. My eyes glued to the screen, I was watching Wonder Woman with some friends. Suddenly I saw my phone light up. It was Matt. I didn’t care if it bothered anyone, I read the words very carefully in that text. I needed to…
Did Jesus really have to die?
An innocent man was placed on trial today, an unfair trial. He didn’t commit any crimes. And yet, before authorities, he remained silent. If you’re anything like me, we’re nothing like this man. We would stand up to defend our cause. We want to prove our innocence. But he faced death on a cross. They…
The dad and his baby
There is a story about a dad and his baby.
It was a warm afternoon and I was 4 years old at that time and this would be my very first memory.
Christmas Eve I was wondering how I was the lucky one to pull the short straw and work two Christmas’ in a row. But without further thought, I decided I would make it a great day. My coworkers and I spent all day laughing, so much so I almost peed in my pants. But as…
When I knocked on a stranger’s door
Matthew 7:7-8 states “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
I’m looking, but I’m not seeing. I’m stuck here. The clouds form, move apart, and somehow come together. The night sky is clear as I wait for sunrise. And it always comes; everyday seems to be the same. The ache of my heart and the words that I pray, they come alive briefly until they…
When God says “Wait”
I would call myself a patient person, but as I find myself in a season full of waiting, I see my patience drawing thin. Waiting is hard. Let’s be real. We have become so accustomed to getting what we want and when we want it, that waiting is almost a foreign concept.
Falling in the Deep
You and I will experience a season in life where we fall into the deep.