Fear-colored glasses

When we see the world with rose-colored glasses, we see it with a positive outlook, maybe even better than how it actually is. Are there other types of lenses that color the way we see the world? Yesterday I realized I’ve been wearing a different kind of lens these past few months– a pair of…

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Mary, Martha, and Me- From Striving to Rest

  THOSE SISTERS I was reminded this week about the story of Mary and Martha in Luke 10, and I pictured myself about halfway between the sisters. I can imagine running to and fro trying to get everything just right, bumping into Martha as we hurry past each other in the kitchen. But I’d also…

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Climbing Through Fog and Walking On Water

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” -Joshua 1:9 Imagine someone with control issues trying to plan their way up a mountain, where thick fog is obscuring the way forward. As a controlling…

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