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Mountain

“Then Jesus said to the disciples,'Have faith in God. I tell you the truth, you can say to this mountain, 'May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,' and it will happen. But you must really believe it will happen and have no doubt in your heart.’” -Mark 11:23 I wonder what went… Continue reading Mountain

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Yours

This past week, I had the opportunity to share my love of writing through a piece on the subject of Winter, with my home church in Grand Rapids. The piece below was God-breathed, His words flowing through my pen. Every moment of the day He would show me glimpses of the story this poem should… Continue reading Yours

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Well

I am often in need of help, but I am not often willing to accept it. Lately my need for help far outweighed my ability to hold it all together, but I was geared up and ready to try. It was my husband’s intense surgery that left me carrying double the load, the saying goodbye… Continue reading Well

Life Spilled Like Water

One

One year ago, I turned 30 and decided to forgo all fears and begin to pen my heart on paper, to share stories from one broken life to another...and thus Life Spilled Like Water was born. I wasn't convinced that anyone would read along, that my ability was certainly not enough to draw a crowd--and… Continue reading One

Trust

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Distrust, worry, fear, anxiety--these emotions have always been too close a friend of mine. But God you see beyond each situation and you help your children see, too. Not always the answer to the specific trial we're facing, but the greater ultimate hope which is You & You alone. We have the great privilege of… Continue reading #waterforyourweek

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Dust

Sitting with tears in my eyes, head hung low amongst remnants of a toddler spaghetti fight that broke out during lunch leaving crimson stains across my walls and eat space cushions. It was one of those days. One of those hard days where you can’t see past the ugly to find the beautiful. God brought my eyes up,… Continue reading Dust