Faithfulness · Singleness · Whispers of Faith

2022: Covenant Faithfulness as a Single Person

The word “covenant” is used quite a bit in Christian circles. We speak of God’s covenants in the Bible, there’s something called “covenant theology,” and there is, of course, the covenant of marriage. Typically, we know that covenants are serious agreements, but beyond that, we might not know the depth of what a covenant truly… Continue reading 2022: Covenant Faithfulness as a Single Person

Daily Living · Faithfulness · Growth · Whispers of Faith

What if this is the Year Where Everything Changes? And What if it’s Not?

For Zechariah and Elizabeth of Luke 1, they had had so many years go by that were just like the ones before. Their lives had assumed a rhythm of normalcy that they had embraced. I’m sure they had long ago accepted that there would be no children to grace their home, although the shame and… Continue reading What if this is the Year Where Everything Changes? And What if it’s Not?

Daily Living · Death · Faithfulness · Family · Whispers of Faith

His was a Life Not Wasted – Thoughts on My Father’s Life

It has now been a month and a half since my father entered his eternal home. And every day that I reflect on the life he lived, I only become more inspired to follow in his footsteps. My father was of a rare breed. He would never have considered himself extraordinary – but the way… Continue reading His was a Life Not Wasted – Thoughts on My Father’s Life

Daily Living · Faithfulness · Life Chronicles · Whispers of Faith

Are You Ready & Eager to Surrender to Him?

Three years ago, when I turned thirty, I wrote up “The Thirty Manifesto: {Purposeful Dreaming for the Best Decade Yet}.” Rather than a checklist or a bucket list, it was a list of reminders for how I wanted my life to be lived – so that the thirties would not be a decade wasted –… Continue reading Are You Ready & Eager to Surrender to Him?

Faithfulness · Poetry · Whispers of Faith

When You Thought Suffering Would Look Different

I thought it would look different – This suffering. I thought I’d be ready. I thought I’d embrace it piously.   But no – It came unexpectedly, Cutting into my world With talons of fear and confusion.   This suffering Didn’t bring a jail cell Or a physical attack Or a sudden hurricane.   But… Continue reading When You Thought Suffering Would Look Different