Shalom: The Way Things Ought To Be (When Things Aren’t What They Ought To Be) Part 2

"And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:7 (ESV) There have been multiple points in my life when I can say, "Yes, God met me in that moment and despite my circumstances, He gave me a peace that could only be described as …

Shalom: The Way Things Ought To Be (When Things Aren’t What They Ought To Be) Part 1

As I sit and read stories from brave woman that I know personally and from afar who have responded to the Harvey Weinstein scandal by saying #metoo, I can't help but grieve over how things aren't what they ought to be in our world. I think about my daughter. I think about the world she's …

Shalom

Shalom --------- Whether because of current events, political climates or natural disasters, Shalom is a term that has received a lot of traction lately. --------- Shalom is a small Hebrew word with a lot of meaning. Per usual, the English language isn't able to fully encapsulate the meaning of a word when translated. Shalom is …

Waiting

"Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the LORD!" Psalm 27:14 Wait. That has often been one of my least favorite words. Who likes to wait? Not many of us. This is why we shop Amazon Prime, get Fast Passes at Disney and eat so much fast food. …

New Supplies

    Confession time- I love new school supplies and school supply shopping. I love everything about it. I love the smell of freshly sharpened pencils and new, unused crayons. I love notebooks that are clean and have no writing in them. I love organizing new binders with beautiful dividers. Call me a nerd, I …