suffering

Standing With Others In Uncertainty

  Back in my single days, I frequently heard it with confidence from others: “You’ll meet somebody.” In pregnancy, I experienced it again:  “Don’t worry.  I have no doubt this pregnancy will be fine.” And now, post miscarriage I continue to be it’s recipient:  “You’ll be a Mother. I just know it will happen for you…” It is […] Read more…

Intentionality Through Suffering

A principle discussed at the Storyline Conference involved being intentional about the story you want to tell with your life.  While this obviously applies to ambitions, dreams, and goals, in recent weeks for me it has involved what story I want to tell with my life when in the midst of suffering.  Who do I want to be […] Read more…

Life, Death, and an Empty Tomb for Easter

This 2014 season of “Lent” has made its indelible impression on my life.  From Ash Wednesday to Easter, Lent is a season meant to be set aside for reflection on Christ and his suffering, sacrifice, life, death, and resurrection.   Never has this season been more symbolic and tangible experience for   me as it has been for this […] Read more…