Grace for the road

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What does it mean for us to really believe that God can pluck us from a sea of billions and give us freedom? It wrecks us. The round beams from the headlamps chased each other up the dim stairwells. We followed them. I ran my fingers along the dusty walls of the corridors. Not much traffic passes this way. Even in the dark, that much was clear. The beams kept running on ahead of us,… Read More

Sorry for the silence, friends. It’s been a long stretch of quiet in the midst of chaos, the kind where incredibly deep things are happening in the stillness of my heart while the world goes on around me. I’ve made decisions, dragged suitcases around again, said goodbyes. And I’ve seen God be who He is. Faithful. Good. And I’ve been quiet. I’ve missed blogging. But it’s been hard to articulate the things… Read More

I stood there, the sea of grass rippling against my ankles, chest heaving like I was trying to suck in the entire chilled sky all at once. I’d sprinted. I’m not a sprinter. But sometimes that’s the only way to get to a place where you can yell. “Why is this so hard sometimes?” “Why don’t I feel You?” The questions flew out over the pasture without anything to bounce off of… Read More

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