Pregnancy, Grief, and the Glory of God

"Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him,  the help of my countenance and my God." Psalm 43:5 Pregnancy is a miracle. I am daily reminded of the gift that I carry, and I am grateful. Yet, for every…

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The Aroma of Christ

"For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing, to one a fragrance from death to death, to the other a fragrance from life to life." 2 Cor. 2:15-16 In Genesis, we read that God wiped out mankind with water because of their…

In Spirit and In Truth

"And he said to him, 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.'" Matthew 22:37 I'll admit it: My heart and emotions have often been my immediate guide. I'm quick to allow feelings to dictate my thoughts, behaviors, and responses to adverse…

The Human Heart

I've heard it said and I've said it myself: "Something is missing." The thought of something purposeful missing from this life is something we all experience. I think every heart, at one point or another, feels this aching separation from what's true and significant. I believe this emptiness is true joy in God and this…