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Tag: trusting the Lord

Psalm 16: A Fresh Start

The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup; you hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. Psalm 16:5-6 As the New Year dawns, many of us are contemplating the past and looking ahead ... Read More »

Unlikely Moments of Ministry

Since becoming a mother, Christmas has taken on a new significance. Before giving birth to my precious girls, I did not think about what it must have been like for Mary to carry and then give birth to her Messiah. What was going through the... Read More »

Psalm 49 Answers My Fear of Not Being Enough

Recently my family has undergone a lot of life changes. Some are good, like the birth of my daughter. Some are sad, like a cross-country move away from friends. Some are just hard. I find, in this season, my heart yearns for something more ... Read More »

Lord, Until When? A Plea From Psalm 13

How many times do I find myself in circumstances that make life seem so frustrating? Oftentimes when the word “circumstances” comes to mind, I associate it with situations that are negative.  There are times when a state of affairs lea... Read More »

Godly Grief and the Joy of the Lord

Editor’s Note: At the time of writing this article, Kelsey’s mother, Kelly, was in the final weeks of her battle with cancer. Last evening, September 10th, her mother passed away and entered into presence of the Christ. We hope ... Read More »

Trusting His Direction When We Can’t See Our Destination

We were so so close…yet so, so far. When I moved down to Fort Worth 10 years ago, my mom and I were navigating around a still unfamiliar city after dark trying to find our hotel. The directions were simple. We found the road we were s... Read More »

The Heart of An Anxious Mom in the Hand of A Sovereign God

I was sitting on the conveyor belt in the baggage claim area of the Jackson International airport when the tornados came through Jackson, MS. The airport staff had directed us to take shelter there until the storms passed. I had already hea... Read More »

The Day I Lost My Son in An Elevator

The memory of losing our son in an elevator in Hong Kong still causes me to break out in a cold sweat. Our family was visiting Hong Kong for a brief vacation from the Philippines, where we were serving as missionaries. We had planned to sta... Read More »

Dear Dottie, How Do I Heal After a Miscarriage?

Dear Dottie, I’ve been married for three years now and have been wanting to start having children. About four months ago, I discovered that I was pregnant and I was elated! But my happiness ended when last month I miscarried my baby. I’... Read More »

You Have a Keeper, His Name is Yahweh

The engulfing waters threatened me, the deep surrounded me; seaweed was wrapped around my head.”  Jonah 2:5 Overwhelmed.  That’s how I felt.  I remember crying out to the Lord and through sobs—the kind that take your breath away—... Read More »