You Are Not a Number

When did we start measuring our worth quantitatively? I’ll tell you when it started for me. I was 12 when I crawled to the bathroom every morning to step on the scale. The mornings I gained a pound or two, I was devastated. To make up for the number on the scale, I dangerously restricted…

You Have Enough

I used to cling to Philippians 4:19 for peace about my circumstances, expecting God to change them immediately and make me feel content. It says, "And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus."  Honestly, I was missing Paul's point. Paul was in prison when he wrote this to the…

Our Ultimate Rest

I am a writer, but sometimes, I have no words. Writing has always brought me deep joy. I can write for hours on end. I lose myself in my work, and adrenaline rushes through my body — I consider that a great blessing. Of course, writer’s block comes and goes, and I typically run an…