Grief and Suffering, Scriptural Perspectives, World Travel

I Want My Montage

I'm a child of the 80s, so I was conditioned by Hollywood to expect radical, miraculous, four-minute transformations set to super hype music.  You know... training montages! Rocky IV, The Karate Kid, Bloodsport... the heroes all start out with zero skill whatsoever and, during the course of a very motivating song, they become masters of their own… Continue reading I Want My Montage

Grief and Suffering, Music that Moves Me, Scriptural Perspectives

I Lift My Eyes

Anna used to play a game on her iPod. It would show an extreme closeup picture of an object, and she had to correctly guess what the object was. Most of them were easy for her, but every now and then, she'd get stumped and come running to me, asking for the answer. Usually I couldn't… Continue reading I Lift My Eyes

Scriptural Perspectives

Breaking Light

Hey friends! This week, I had the amazing honor of being interviewed by my friend and fellow blogger, Wendy (Widow's Manna).  Wendy has a beautiful heart and a powerful testimony of God's goodness in suffering. She and Anna (The Joy of the Spirit Within) have been working on a series called Breaking Light, which highlights… Continue reading Breaking Light

Scriptural Perspectives

My Actual Life

Today is a different kind of post. It's a book review! I love words. I love to write words, and I love to read words. Recently, I read some pretty terrific words, so I thought I'd share with you! Based upon the recommendation of a good friend, I read the book, Loving My Actual Life: An… Continue reading My Actual Life