Light, Dandelions & Sin

Yesterday I had a moment in talking with a friend where I felt God shine a spotlight on an area in my life that needs to change. Have you experienced that? It’s extremely uncomfortable. You’re going along doing the instinctual, trusting that what’s natural is what’s right, and then suddenly you’re blinded by a floodlight…

When the Cupboard Seems Bare

I had no idea what to make for dinner. A run to the grocery store had been at the top of my to do list for at least two days. I had forgotten to pull meat out of the freezer and here it was four o’clock already. In the next hour Josh would be home…

Five Minute Friday: Joy

What a week! Life is moving so fast for us right now, and I know I’ve promised an update… Like the proverbial dieter, I will make this promise: Monday. Today, I’m taking five minutes to join up with others in Lisa-Jo’s community to write about joy. This week’s prompt is a tribute to Sara, and…

When Daily Bread Goes Stale

Each morning they picked up their bread from the ground, for forty years. On a journey they weren’t expecting, impatient with God’s misdirection and seeming neglect, the Israelites harvested the honey-flavored wafers that fell like snow each morning with the dew. They’d never seen anything like it, which is how it got its name: manna,…