Not The Way I Saw it Going: On Second-Guessing Decisions

By Janel Breitenstein | August 11, 2016 | 16 Comments

I think perhaps a reader phrased it best a few weeks ago: “[My husband] and I have wrestled with our “calling” to adopt years ago. We clearly felt it, and we have second guessed it almost every day since then, wondering what were we thinking? Did God really call us to this or were we just […]

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What’s Left For Our Hearts to Trust?

By Barbara Rainey | July 21, 2016 | 9 Comments

Lately it feels like there’s not a lot left to trust in. Day after day, hour after hour more news of tragedy fills our world. I’m tempted to let it creep into my heart so I know you must be too. That’s not what I want on my heart; that’s not what should be on […]

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Do You Struggle to Trust God?

By Susan Yates | June 9, 2016 | 3 Comments

I suspect that at this very moment each of us has at least one big concern on our heart that we are praying about or trying to fix, while at the same time trying to trust God with our issue. It might be a concern over a child, a health crisis, a difficult marital situation, […]

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Learning Disorders and Other Thankful Things

By Janel Breitenstein | May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Janel Breitenstein They found out as soon as he hit kindergarten. I remember watching furtively at his pediatrician’s appointment as the doctor asked him to draw an X and an O on the crackling tissue paper—and my five-year-old couldn’t do it. I felt embarrassed, inadequate. It would be only weeks until we obtained the […]

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Who is Christ to You?

By Janel Breitenstein | April 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

By Janel Breitenstein I framed the prayer on my college dorm room wall, its words rolling around in my brain like stones, polishing my thoughts: Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ when I lie […]

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