“I feel like my heart is on hold.” The words tumbled from the mouth of my friend, sad and deflated.
I understand the feeling. It wasn’t so long ago that I felt the same way. For years I tried to fuse my heart for writing with my heart for marriage and family but it never seemed to work. I could never get past my guilt, my doubts, my worries, my fears.
I’ve written about this before. Perhaps I’ll write about it a thousand times more, as I relay
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Do you ever feel unsure of what you’re doing? Like you aren’t quite sure where the Lord is leading you, or what direction you should take? So you just keep plugging along not really turning one way or another, but just moving forward, slowly but surely? That has been the story of my life this past year and a half. I’ve found myself in a place where my direction is not exactly set in stone. In this place, feelings of being directionless are accompanied by doubt,
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Last week I shared a story about Doubting Thomas, and how I struggle with the issue of having faith. I also shared about my recent struggle with fear and doubt over my desire to have another baby.
This week, I would like to share the rest of that story, the part of the story that taught me the importance of abiding in God.
When I began to think and sense that I might be pregnant, I shared my heart with a close friend. I knew that
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I’ve been thinking about Doubting Thomas lately. Thomas, the infamous disciple, who couldn’t believe that Christ had risen from the dead until he saw and touched the scars in the palms of His savior’s hands, leads me to consider how I sometimes struggle to believe, to have faith.
It seems sort of silly now, but I recently thought that I might be pregnant. This wasn’t something that my husband and I were expecting, so the symptoms I seemed to be feeling came as a bit of a shock.
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