Sometimes, when we get stuck in the middle of hardships or challenges, we want to give up. But, if we do, we often miss a great ending. I see this on full display with my daughter almost every time we watch a movie she hasn’t seen. My 8-year-old is not quite a fan of any… Continue reading Don’t Stop in the Hard or Messy Middle by Quinnise Pettway
I'm pretty sure you haven't missed it. The outside world is a pretty intense place right now. War, division, pandemic… Honestly, if I start listing everything, we’ll all just get depressed. For the past few years, it seems I have lived my life by some verses in Psalms: “My frame was not hidden from You… Continue reading Feeling Lost? God is Already There.
When I’m feeling overwhelmed, I just want to run away and hide. I’m not talking about the “lock myself in the bathroom for 30-minutes” hiding, I’m talking about the “I don’t even want to take my phone with me,” hiding. The kind of hiding where I don’t want anyone to find me. Most times it’s… Continue reading Let the Son Shine In
Are you weary this Christmas? Are you tired of the unknowns and fearing what is around the corner after the gifts are opened and the garland is packed in the basement? Magical blue and green lights reflect off my daughter’s face, and her eyes widen with excitement as she flies across Neverland on Disney World’s… Continue reading The Thrill of Hope
When God calls me to something hard, or to make a drastic life-change, I want clear indications that I’m actually hearing from Him. I’m not being demanding when I say that, nor does my statement come from lack of faith. I trust His wisdom and guidance completely, but I don’t always trust my ability to… Continue reading How God’s Glory Gives Us Courage for Whatever is Ahead