a year later

A year ago, we held our son as Jesus welcomed him into heaven. It wasn't the hardest moment.  There were many harder ones before, and many more painful ones to follow.  There was peace as we sang over him and let him go.  I was flipping through my journal from last year, and saw my … Continue reading a year later

open handed

Some of the most beautiful, trusting moments with God come with being open-handed with everything.  My life, possessions, money, husband, children.  It doesn't come easily, and doesn't always stay, but it's a beautiful posture that I try to enter into.There were times I thought "I couldn't survive if ____ or ____ happened."  I mostly thought … Continue reading open handed