It was the virus heard around the world. COVID-19, a novel strand of the coronavirus, spread at rapid speeds. Warnings were given: at this rate, those affected would overwhelm medical resources, exceeding available hospital beds, diagnostic tests, and medical supplies. Everyone was told to take it seriously. To increase hand washing and keep their distance… Continue reading And We Were Told to Be Still
Sometimes the best choices are the hardest to make. Sometimes wisdom appears foolish and faith fanatical. As a young mother striving to live for Jesus, I quickly learned just how contrary the things of God appeared to those who don’t understand Him.
My schedule had ballooned, leaving me fighting for air. Though I managed to juggle all the demands and responsibilities bombarding me each day, I made numerous errors. I epitomized the phrase, “Jack of all trades but master of none.” Or perhaps that’d be better phrased as “Doer of all but proficient in few.” My joy,… Continue reading Fear of Missing Out
By Jessica Brodie “…let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.” Hebrews 12:1-2 ESV It was harder than I imagined. There I was on the side of the lake, face beet-red and lungs about to explode, not to mention sweat dripping… Continue reading Training for Our Heavenly Race
Did I hear God right? Leave our family and move half way across the country on our own? With a nine month old? Leave the only hometown we’d ever known? Where were we going to live? How were we going to make new friends? I was scared of the unknown. I was nervous and unsure.… Continue reading How Jesus Helps Us in Our Fear