christian living, Poetry

When Regret Takes Hold

Regret That troubler tosses the mind Into what-ifs, should-haves and whys A lament of loss for an earlier time. If only I had done this How different life could be It’s hard to wrap my thoughts Around choice and God’s sovereignty. “Please, Lord, another chance,” With tears to Him I plea. The Sovereign silent knowing… Continue reading When Regret Takes Hold

christian living, Faith

She Battled Cancer While I Battled Faith

This is the post I was hoping to never have to write. Nine months. The time from her cancer diagnosis to her death. Nine months of my dear friend Denise being prodded and poked with needles, nauseated, in pain, throwing up, taking chemo, no appetite, trips to the ER, a flight by helicopter for emergency… Continue reading She Battled Cancer While I Battled Faith

Christ-likeness

My God Is Greater Than ISIS

“I’m glad our governor is not letting refugees in,” I stated as my husband and I watched the morning news. As soon as the words came out, I questioned myself. Why did I say that? The more I thought about it the more I realized my comment came from the opinions of my Facebook feed… Continue reading My God Is Greater Than ISIS

Book Review

The Hardest Peace by Kara Tippets [Book Review]

I wanted to read The Hardest Peace by Kara Tippets because I thought it would help me in understanding better what my friend who has cancer is experiencing. But this book is about much more than a woman’s journey with cancer. It’s a love story shared beginning with meeting her husband at youth camp. It’s… Continue reading The Hardest Peace by Kara Tippets [Book Review]