Daily Living · Faithfulness · Growth · Whispers of Faith

Dear 35: I Hope You Build with Courage

The first half of my twenties were filled with adventure, memories, laughter, and a good share of angst that culminated in a devastating heartbreak right before my 25th birthday. The second half of my twenties saw healing, growth, and an embracing of who God had made me to be. My 30th birthday was a beautiful… Continue reading Dear 35: I Hope You Build with Courage

Daily Living · Faithfulness · Singleness · Whispers of Faith

He is Sovereign in the Delays

There I sat, sipping cinnamon-laced foam by myself at the coffee shop, tracing the grooves in the wooden table, gazing out the windows at cloudy skies—and my first instinct was disappointment at a friend’s unexpected interruption to our plans. But then I sat there with fingers clasped around the warm mug and forced myself to… Continue reading He is Sovereign in the Delays

Children & Parenting · Faithfulness · Family · Men

Men, Thank You for Your Manhood & Fatherhood

To all the men out there—grandfathers, fathers, brothers, sons—who seek every day to be what God has called them to be as men: Thank you. Thank you for doing what has become so challenging in our culture. A culture that mocks masculinity and labels it as “toxic.” A culture that’s trying to erase differences between… Continue reading Men, Thank You for Your Manhood & Fatherhood

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?