Bible quotes · Friendship and love · Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing · The way we are

Our longings must end in him, or they’ll keep sending us in circles

What’s your heart longing for right now? I mean, deep down… Are you longing for acceptance (from that guy, or that employer, or that friend)? Are you yearning for approval (from that teacher, or that girl, or that family member)? Or do you just want, desperately, to experience rest… (from the illness, or the chaos,… Continue reading Our longings must end in him, or they’ll keep sending us in circles

Life and other catastrophes · Psychology and mental health

Making peace with the past

Some people can’t seem to break free from their pasts. They are haunted by choices; stuck on horrible, seemingly unforgivable things that happened. They dwell on their hurt and their pain and daily walk in circles around those events. They feel victimized, trapped, traumatized. They’ve been through hell and back, and moving on is never… Continue reading Making peace with the past

Friendship and love · Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

Our stories are important

We all have a story. It’s such an obvious statement, but I think we can forget that each person owns a series of yesterdays which influence their today. This simple truth hit home when I did some volunteer work a while ago. For a month I handed out food and chatted with some of the… Continue reading Our stories are important