Chasing the Light

I’m at the bottom of the pit again. My eyes strain to search for light.  At first, I panic. I claw at the dirt and my chest tightens in fear. How did I get here? Why now? Why am I not strong enough to stay buoyant and light?  My body knows what’s happening, but my…

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The Weary World Rejoices

How can we possibly rejoice when we are weary?  I felt it before I even got out of bed the other morning. The heaviness in my bones, the familiar fog of depression closing in on my thinking. I moved slowly, and if I am being honest, I didn’t want to move at all. The quilt…

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Faith Like a Mustard Seed

“If you had faith even as small as a tiny mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move!’ and it would go far away. Nothing would be impossible.’” [Matthew 17:20]   I pray for a mustard seed for you. For you to know these mountains can be moved. When hopelessness comes in like a…

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Weekly Prayers: It Is Well

  Have you ever sang the song “It Is Well With My Soul” when your soul did not feel well?   On the days that that phrase rings true, we can say it as a declaration with peaceful truth and confidence– Yes! Amen! It IS well.   But here’s the thing… most days, inner peace…

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