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Joyfully Mourning

Dearest Daddy, The hardest part of writing letters to you is the knowledge that you will not read my words and there will be no response. I miss you every day, but some days are particularly difficult. Yesterday, Father’s Day, was one of those days. And yet, there is joy in the midst of the mourning. Joy, because your beautiful […]

Lies We are Tempted to Believe

“I feel like I am letting God down”.  My friend’s words reverberated through the room, but before I had a chance to respond, the conversation moved in a different direction. I haven’t forgotten these words. I wanted to say something about seasons of life or maybe something about how God sees us and what He desires for us. But as […]

It is Well

It started several years ago. Every time we would sing Horatio Spafford’s hymn, It is Well, I would cry. It was the last verse that moved me every time… And Lord haste the day when my faith shall be sight, the clouds be rolled back as a scroll; the trump shall resound and the Lord shall descend, Even so, it is well […]

Five Minute Friday~ Change

My life changed that night a year ago nearly to the day. But the truth is it had been changing for many years. I had slowly been losing the man who had taught me so many of my firsts. The one who taught me how to ride a bike and then was there to lift me up and carry me […]

100 Things My Daddy Taught Me

This coming Father’s Day will be my first without my Daddy. I could write about how much I miss him or the heart wrenching moments. I could tell you that I still feel his loss acutely. Instead, I want to focus on the things he has taught me. His legacy, his impact goes beyond the grave. And I am eternally […]