Tag: calling

Here I Am…Send Someone Else

I don’t know about you, but often I find myself telling God “here I am, send someone else.” I tell Him that He must be mistaken in asking me to do things, or putting a passion on my heart. I might say something are you sure you don’t want to choose someone that actually enjoys

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Congo Recap

In a couple of hours we will be getting on our flights heading back to California. It seems almost surreal that our time here is ending and we are entering back into our normal lives. When we crossed from Congo into Rwanda we saw such a stark difference. In Rwanda the power was consistent and

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Can These Bones Live?

Recently I was in a meeting at church and the pastor asked us several questions about the hopes for the new year and there were two that he asked that I just could not answer. He asked “what are you hoping to see God do in you?” And he asked “what are you hoping to

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Stubborn But Still Called

I don’t know about you but I have this tendency to be incredibly stubborn at times. You know like when I am comfortable and God is calling me into the uncomfortable places. Maybe you know this struggle? In a perfect world, I would be the one that would make everything happen, behind the scenes, you

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Perhaps this is the time….

Recently I was listening to a book, and they were talking about Esther and my mind went to the verse Esther 4:14 For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you

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You must have the wrong person

I don’t know about you but I often wonder what my path might have looked like if… If I had done this or that or said this or that. If maybe I had pushed harder for this or been more patient with that. Do you ever wonder about things like me? Sometimes I even wonder

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Gifts, callings and light switches….

Have you ever been given a gift from God and for some reason or another you plead with Him to take it back. Maybe its because the gift if  too scary and intimidating for you or maybe you just can’t believe that God would use you in such a way so you ask him to

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“Ask and I’ll give the nations to you”

Songs have a way of speaking to me, they bypass my brain and can go straight to my heart. Song words will sit on repeat in my mind whether or not I want them to. I have this uncanny way of remembering song words and melodies and sometimes even figuring out where the melody is

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Outside The Fire

Recently I have had some people in my life challenge me to step into things that are a little (ok massively) scary for me. I argue and tell them how I like my safe space, my comfort zone and that while what they are asking me to do is something I can possibly do, it

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