2016: My Year of Yes

  At the beginning of the year, my dear friend Chara challenged a group of our gal pals to pray over a word for the year. I prayed, and God put on my heart “YES.” What the heck, God? That word freaked me out just a little. What was He going to ask of me this year, 2016? I’m going to bullet point what I’ve learned this year because everyone loves a good list, right? Yes to doing hard things. One of my best friends Jenn asked me to join the gym with her in February. I had been a … Continue reading 2016: My Year of Yes

Waiting at Christmastime

Confession: Christy Nockel’s Thrill of Hope Christmas album has been on repeat in my car since the beginning of November. The Advent Hymn, specifically, resonates with my heart in a time of waiting. Christ whose glory fills the skies Christ the everlasting light The sum of righteousness arise And triumph o’re these shades of night Come thou long awaited one In the fullness of your love And loose this heart bound up by shame And I will never be the same So here I wait in hope of you All my soul’s longing through and through Dayspring from on high … Continue reading Waiting at Christmastime