Just a reminder: Faith isn’t supposed to be easy

Sometimes we choose to climb mountains. We’re up for a challenge, so we buy maps and boots and join monasteries. Other times, we’re forced to climb. We’re kidnapped by heartache, left in the wilderness- alone with our prayers. Sometimes when we’re asked to walk a high road, it feels more like being left for dead. […]

Spiritual Journey: The dark night of the soul

When God promises you a sunrise, don’t be surprised when He leads you through a pitch black night. The compass He gave you isn’t broken. It wasn’t a mistake to leave everything else behind. You were right to embark on this great adventure. Don’t let the ache in your soul stop you or the lack, […]

Deeper Life: Gratitude for unanswered prayers

While my head was bowed in despair from grief, under the cover of darkness- God lifted me into the journey of a lifetime. Across a vast, deep canyon, through still waters He carried me into greater beauty- wisdom and authenticity. I was blind, but now safely on the other side, I see. I wanted life to be […]

God bless anyone who is contemplating suicide

God bless anyone who is contemplating suicide

God, there is nothing more heartbreaking than finding out a loved one has taken their own life. Too often in our humanity, we do not see each other’s pain until it’s too late. But You know our hearts. You see those of us, who are losing hope. You sense their desperation. You know the deep roots […]