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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That We May Live Before Him

"Come, let us return to the LORD; for he has torn us, that he may heal us; he has struck us down, and he will bind us up." Hosea 6:1 Israel had forsaken the Lord and instead cherished another, other gods, and other idols. They rejected knowledge, and understanding was far from them. God, the…

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…

A Recovering Perfectionist

"Be still, and know that I am God." Psalm 46:10 My name is Brooke and I am a recovering perfectionist. The first step is to admit you have a problem, right? Every morning I wake up and prepare to race the clock, working myself to exhaustion and doing my best to reach the arbitrary standards…