Bible Reading: Acts 2, Psalms 51 Do You Need a Refreshing Friend? You could feel the excitement in the air. The man many had seen day after day sitting at the gate Beautiful, was healed today, or at least that’s what the rumor is. With quick steps, I move with the crowd to see for… Read More Beauty in the Tension: Do You Need a Refreshing Friend?
Beauty in the tension, what does this mean? You may be thinking as I do, how can there be anything beautiful in my pain, in my struggles, or in the dark season I am in. Life is hard, it’s ugly at times, and at moments I wonder if I can survive this at all. Those… Read More Beauty in the Tension: Breathe My Friend
Bible Reading: Acts 3 As Peter and John were on their way to the temple for prayer time, they met a man at the gate, which was called Beautiful. This man was carried out to the gate where he would find himself a place to sit and do what he did day after day. He… Read More Beauty in the Tension: Lessons From Acts
As we gathered our belongings and placed them in our moving truck, my heart was broken that I couldn’t hug my friends goodbye. Tears were on the surface, but we were too busy and overwhelmed for me to stop and do what I really wanted to do, cry. You know one of those big cries… Read More Beauty in the Tension Week Three
I firmly place both of my feet on the ground beneath me. Finding my balance, a place of steadiness for the work at hand. My body is angled, with my vision set on the mark before me. I take a deep breath readying myself, and slowly let the breath leave my lungs. With one hand… Read More Beauty in the Tension – Week Two
Push….Pull….Push….Pull…. I hear the words in my head being called one after another. The whip is cracked, and again the words are called loudly demanding all respond to them. This is much of what life feels like right now. One side yelling push and moments later the other side yells in response pull. Who do… Read More Beauty in the Tension