Adoption,Advent,Christmas,Faith,Family,Hope,Restoring Wonder,Seeing God,The Broken Way
December 6, 2016
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Your calling is radically this: Gloriously hijack every darkness with grace.
How do you make a difference? You make a difference — by doing things different.
When I see her at the window, tucking her hair behind her ear, like she’s hoping she can hear her reflection whisper some assurance — that’s when I wander: Maybe…
We can simply want our situation solved — when God simply wants to be our answer.
The great promise has always been, not that we would go to live with God, but that God would come to make His home with us.
So, dear girl of ours, you are sixteen, going on 17 — 17 next week. And I’ve been meaning to ask you: Do you ever feel it like a slow,…
This is what I was going to say before Paris. I was going to say that I had found where you can find the most beautiful people. I was going…
Hope in a Big God is what frees from big fears.
It’s often easier for us to say we believe the Bible than to actually read it.
God’s daughters fit in any swim suit, dress suit, shimmering suits, because they are suited up in the armour of Christ —
So… it didn’t work out. You know — That Thing. You got that letter that said no to that thing that you were dreaming of, praying for, hoping about. No…
And even before He had made me, He called me to Himself.
Maybe we need to remember that though we were wounded, we have been healed, and our scars are proof of a God redeeming all the broken things.
That tiny green shoot preached to me that morning. About hope. About joy. And about vulnerability—which isn’t weakness, but true strength.
Let’s talk — I’d love for us to get to know each other…
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