I do not know your name, but I bet it is a wonderful one.
Mine’s Grace, and it’s nice to write to you.
I do not know if you are kind to others, but I hope that you are. I do not know if you take your life for granted, but I seriously pray that you savor each day.I do not know what you have been through, but I want you to see your trials as a test of resilience. I am not sure if you are currently trudging through a valley or if you are dancing on the top of the world. Either way, I hope you are strong at the bottom and humble at the top. I do not know your story, but I do not have to. In fact, I already know a lot about you. Continue reading “I Do Not Know”
We’re currently driving through Idaho, passing what seems to be our 567th pasture full of cows. There are big cows, little calfs, and they all seem to be doing the same thing: eating. Or sleeping. Or just standing still, chewing their cud, contemplating life. Cows remind me that there is beauty in the routine, in the mundane, and in the normal. I mean, seriously. Pretend you’re a cow for a moment. Continue reading “Lessons from Cows”
I wrote and memorized a ten minute speech called “The Power of Patience.” I tell my single friends to not settle and to patiently wait on the right guy. I hope that my parents, friends, and teachers will be patient with me when I mess up, change my mind, or show up late. I preach patience.
Yet, I don’t always practice it. Continue reading “I’m a Hypocrite”
“…lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.” Psalm 61:2
As you lay down to sleep tonight, remember that He is God. He is in control. He will not be sleeping tonight, my friend. He will be fighting on your behalf and making things happen that you don’t even know about yet. If your heart is overwhelmed tonight, lift up your voice to Him and pray. Tell Him what is bothering you. Tell Him what is hurting you. Continue reading “When My Heart is Overwhelmed”