Ridiculous Mercy

  I felt a heap of condemnation as I realized that I failed again to meet the deadline. What is wrong with me and why couldn’t I do this simple thing? Have you ever felt like this? Do you desire...
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Let the Crushed Bones Rejoice

July 5, 2015. On this day, four years ago, my family’s bones were broken and crushed. The breaking and crushing were not malicious, rather, they were an act of mercy. Before lightning struck our home and set it ablaze, I...
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Unload Your Burdens

Do you feel overwhelmed by burdens? Are you overloaded with worry, anxieties, and fear? Do you desire to find relief?Get encouragement and hope from my devotion today at Beloved Women with Christina Patterson here.
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My Only Hope is in you

Have you ever asked a question and then answered your own question? Many times, when I am in the middle of a chaotic situation and at the end of my resources, I ask myself questions such as, “What are you...
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Finding Blessings and Purpose in Adversity

During the second Triad Women’s Mega Conference, I spoke about how our personal sufferings contain hidden blessings. I shared how we can move from adversity into purpose and find hope, fulfillment, and joy. It is in the quiet crucible of...
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Never Forget

Do you have events in your life you never want to forget? Events such as my wedding, the birth of my children, the death of my parents and the day I was baptized stand out in my mind. I can...
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Encountering God by Name: My Shepherd

My shepherd is written by Yanzhen Pan, a friend, and sister in my small group. Her post is a part of our series on Encountering God by Name. Ever since we came to the United States from China, our family...
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Encountering God by Name: Abba, Father

Abba Father is written by Carrie Daniels, a friend, and sister in my small group. Her post is a part of our series on Encountering God by Name. Broken When I was broken hearted not knowing where to turn, I...
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Encountering God by Name: Prince of Peace

Peace can sometimes seem elusive in our busy, noisy, and messy worlds.Peace doesn’t depend on our circumstances. It doesn’t depend on what’s happening in the world. It doesn’t even depend on how we are feeling. Peace depends on a Person....
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