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A Doer Learns to Trust

My spiritual journey is like most with periods of highs and lows and some arid plateaus in between. But when I received the news from my doctor that I had a benign brain tumor (a rare condition called a vestibular schwannoma) back in February 2023, my immediate thought was, “How can someone like me glorify God?”.

March 11, 2024

A Wretch Undone

One dictionary aptly defines a wretch as a miserable or unhappy person. That definition absolutely tracks with the state of my soul before being redeemed. Of course, from all outward appearances I was thriving and doing well. Yet, beneath the surface of the apparently fun-filled life of a 21-year-old woman, I was seriously in a state of substantial wretchedness.

March 4, 2024

How Studying the Book of Esther Changed Me

When it was announced that the women’s Study Together ministry was going to be studying Esther, I decided to do it because Esther is one book of the Bible that shows how God used a woman in a great way.

February 26, 2024

An Experience of God’s Family

In 2021, when I decided to move from Australia to America, the Lord was clearly opening the doors for it to happen, but I had very mixed emotions. I had faith for it and peace knowing God would go before me and meet me, but I also had a gripping fear.

February 19, 2024

It Felt Like the Earth Was Giving Way

It felt like the earth was giving way and the mountains were being moved into the sea. We had noticed some changes in our youngest daughter’s eyes, and the doctor had recommended that she get an MRI “just to make sure” that nothing else was going on. So to check the box, she got a brain MRI during our spring break. When the MRI was done, they asked us to wait for the doctor to come discuss the results with us. Suddenly four doctors came into the room; we knew instinctively this could only mean bad news.

February 12, 2024