After Amarillo (The Land of Enchantment) a travel essay by Lydia Thomas What a trip to the mountains taught me about faith…Read more "After Amarillo (The Land of Enchantment)"
It’s been almost a year since I became an unpublished author. Almost a year since I dismantled my online author platform. Almost a year since I left behind the world of striving to be seen. God gave me this song from Lauren Daigle in that season; this song about laying things down and kingdoms falling. […]Read more "Kingdoms Fall"
Two things are happening on Saturday: one, I am starting a new job, and the other, my five-year-old niece is having a celebration of being cancer-free after a battle with retinoblastoma (in which she lost an eye) and chemo. Both are answers to prayer. One, a response to an intense and (relatively) short season of prayer, and the […]Read more "Testimony: The Things That Are Happening Saturday"
If you’re a Christian on social media, or have Christians in your social media circles, chances are you’ve seen numerous articles shared in your feed addressing whether or not to see one or the other of two movies, reflecting the opinions of the writers and sharers. I’ve been asked to share my own opinion on whether or […]Read more "When We Tell Each Other What to Do"
In my early twenties, Hezekiah was one of my favorite examples of intercession in the Bible. I was drawn to the image of him receiving threats from the Assyrian king, Sennacherib, and literally spreading them before God, before God went to battle for him (2 Kings 18-19). Then, of course, there was the time when Hezekiah was dying […]Read more "Ins and Outs of Intercession"
Pretty trees, right? They’re dogwood, and I am allergic. Have been literally struggling to breathe because of them this month. But they’re pretty. Even the devil masquerades as an angel of light… Let the ones with ears to hear, hear.Read more
Though the angry surges roll On my tempest-driven soul, I am peaceful, for I know, Wildly though the winds may blow, I’ve an anchor safe and sure, That shall evermore endure. Refrain: And it holds, my anchor holds: Blow your wildest, then, O gale, On my bark so small and frail; By His grace I […]Read more "Testimony: My Anchor Holds"