Learning to Praise God, Even Here

I wrestle with disappointment. I internalize it. I also bleed it. I let it dictate me some days. I push it away some days. But it's something that in my life, I've felt often and I've felt deeply, whether I allowed myself to express the feeling or not. It's too easy to lose sight of … Continue reading Learning to Praise God, Even Here

Where’s My Peace?

I'm struggling. No other words for it. Somewhere in between overemotional and a mess is where I've been at today...and yesterday...and the last month. Most nights I find myself lying awake waiting for peace, for comfort, for stilling of emotions, for a change of my feelings. But I haven't found peace. I haven't found any … Continue reading Where’s My Peace?

Waiting: for graduation, for marriage, for motherhood, for anything but this

I've spent a good majority of my life waiting and wishing for the next thing. I remember being in my senior year of high school, waiting for graduation and then when I'd graduated, waiting for my college move in day. When I moved into college, I remember waiting to go home for summer. Now that … Continue reading Waiting: for graduation, for marriage, for motherhood, for anything but this