Daily Living · Whispers of Faith

The Anguish and Reward of Cross-Bearing

The culture says, “Follow your heart.” The culture says, “Do what feels good.” The culture says, “Indulge your desires, your fantasies, your longings – they are there for a reason.” Christ says, in Luke 9:23, “‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” If… Continue reading The Anguish and Reward of Cross-Bearing

Current Events · Daily Living · Undistracted Living · Whispers of Faith

Top Ten Lessons Learned in 2020

If ever there was a year to learn things, it was this one. Lessons I never expected. Lessons I never would have chosen on my own. Lessons that were painfully necessary. Lessons that have deepened my faith and challenged my mind. Just a quick glance back over this year’s blog posts show me such a… Continue reading Top Ten Lessons Learned in 2020

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?