Trusting God Doesn’t Require a Backup Plan

I’m in a season of waiting and preparing.  Waiting for the next location, home, job, friendships, and season of life.  I’m preparing for it as much as I can by reading, learning, planning, creating Pinterest boards, and joining Facebook groups.  While reading about Joshua and his big “sun stand still” prayer in Joshua chapter 10,…

The Fear Behind My No to Writing

Last night I didn’t sleep well. I got an idea in my head and had to write it down. Then that idea led to a list and by that time it was midnight. The rest of the night was filled with turning and waking up every few hours. ⁣⁣I realized I have been saying a…

Flying Solo

There was a time when I cringed at the thought of getting on a plane by myself. My stomach would twist and I would imagine missing a flight, leaving on the wrong plane, or getting lost in the airport.  After two moves and family in other states, flying by myself is becoming less scary.  Waking…

Life-giving Fear

Spiders, slow killing diseases, abandonment, drowning, public speaking, spiders touching me. These are my biggest fears.  As I was writing down some Proverbs this morning, I passed this verse up and did not see it until after I had written it.  The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, that one may turn…