Category: faith

Love Drew Me to Jesus

Love Drew Me to Jesus

I was a teenager on spring break in Gulf Shores, Alabama, mesmerized by a group of hippie-looking young people on the beach.…

How to be an Empathetic Friend

How to be an Empathetic Friend

I’m terrible at asking for emotional support. I mostly keep my feelings to myself. How can I expect a friend to understand…

Longing for Heaven

Longing for Heaven

When God answers a desperate prayer, it’s like heaven on earth. It doesn’t get much better.  But what about when we don’t…

What are You Magnifying?

What are You Magnifying?

Last summer, I arrived at my annual dermatology check-up armed with important information. I’d been enjoying a Wrightsville Beach family staycation at…

A Love Letter

A Love Letter

Dear Tom, It’s hard to remember my life before you. Somehow, you were always here; always meant to be. I love you falls…

Lucky in Love

Lucky in Love

In November 1985, as our loved ones gathered around, Tom and I walked the aisle, prayed, linked arms and promised to stick…