Trust in the Growth

As I looked up from the book I was reading, I felt a nudge to take a picture of the plant I brought from our home in New Jersey. It’s one of the biggest indoor house plants I had and the one houseplant I accidentally set on fire by placing a candle too close. A…

Trusting When Doors Keep Closing

All within 24 hours, our plans to continue on our journey to California were changed. Flights were cancelled and rescheduled, dates were pushed back, reservations were adjusted (and lost), housing went back on what they had said initially regarding our eligibility date, we made plans to work around housing that would be costly, then that…

Trusting in Delay

I’m not sure what trust is supposed to look like, but I know what it shouldn’t look like: Worry and stressing over things I can’t control.  In this military life there’s been loads of waiting. Always waiting for the next. Feeling like I can’t move forward because XYZ needs to happen before I take a…

Trusting in the Good and the Bad

I’ve been a little hesitant to write this post. You’ll soon see why. It’s a hard subject. Plus, there’s a tiny voice in my head telling me that if I write these words, I am opening myself up to experience more hard things.  Are you ready?  If God is worth trusting, and if I believe…

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,…