Posts in God's Presence
2018...the Year of the Dolphin(?)

One of my favorite recent traditions is a vacation in the Florida panhandle. It is everything I mean when I say the word “vacation”—just enough to do to keep me occupied but no pressure to do more than I want. There aren’t places to visit, and there’s nothing that you “have to see.” I love a good trip—the kind where there’s things to see and places to explore, but I love those slow days in Florida that remind me how it feels to really rest.

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Some Advent Thoughts...

Advent has always been one of my favorite times. I think it's the stark contrast of a room dimly lit by treelight with the rush of the racing world. It stirs my heart to long for home even more than usual. My home is a haven from a world that wears me out, and I love it in any season, but this one is my favorite. Never does stillness seemed so countercultural. Never does it seemed so right.

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Backdoor Daughter

It’s been a really long time since I’ve felt like I’ve had any words to share. But last week I found an old blog post—one about these times of quiet, these times when we are tempted to feel lonely but are actually invited into the presence of Jesus Christ alone.

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To the Father's daughters...

This weekend I sat in a room with a group of women, most of whom I don’t know well, and had conversations centered around the Lord. I got to hear their struggles and their hopes and their fears. I got to hear how the Lord has been faithful. I got to hear how they wonder if He will be. I got to hear them encourage one another that He would be always be.

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