When Answered Prayers = A Locked Door

Greed —> Coveting —> Idolatry. “People get pretty upset when someone messes with their idols.” Father? What am I coveting? What have I made an idol in my life? What are the things I want more than you sometimes? Father I feel like I just wanted a miracle. I wanted something that was filled with [...]

Thank you for unanswered prayers

Back in college there was a man I thought I wanted to marry. This past weekend, he married someone else. Lord. Thank you for never answering my prayers about that man.  Thank you that he was not actually my husband.  Lord, thank you for protecting me from a man that was completely wrong for me. [...]

Are you the wicked one? – God’s loving justice

This might be a tough one to read, but I really encourage you to think over these words and ask yourself - are you the wicked one? So often when we read about the wicked or stories in the Bible, we say "That's not me. I'm not that character/person." But if we take a step [...]

The power of your story

One day, there is going to be an adulterous woman that God places in my life. A woman that has hurt and betrayed everyone she knows. A woman filled with lies and manipulation and a deep need to feel like she's in control. A woman who puts on the air of love toward others, but [...]