Help for Spiritual Depression

Help for Spiritual Depression

Do you ever have those days — weeks — years, when your spiritual blood runs cold, when your deer-panting thirst has seemingly dried up? Or when you’re parched, dying for a drink from God, but his springed-up well seems to be saturating other cracked hearts but not...
What Love Looks Like

What Love Looks Like

I fell in love with Charleston the first time I set foot there, probably because it was so different from where I grew up and now live, the flat plains of the Midwest. I had never been to a place with such character, beauty, and history all wrapped into one quaint...
Sacred Echoes

Sacred Echoes

On my first day of student teaching I met Jerome. I was training to work as a special education teacher and was assigned to a summer school class of fourth and fifth graders with autism and other cognitive impairments. It was a lively place. Jerome moved like a...
5 Things NOT to Say to Someone in Pain

5 Things NOT to Say to Someone in Pain

Sometimes people don’t know what to say to you when you’re in chaos. For a period of time, my life was a mess. We faced family illnesses and kid problems that we would’ve never imagined. With God’s help, I’m still standing. I have a few close friends who...
He Is Able

He Is Able

Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, To the only wise God our Savior, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen (Jude 24 KJV, emphasis mine) Now to...

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