What's God's calling for my life? I struggled with that question until I found peace in an unexpectant way. “I was so desperate to hear from the Lord. You have to tell me what to do?”
Rachel D.* leads a local nonprofit organization. She has been married for over twenty years and is the mother of two teenagers. Most Fridays, her and her husband host a group of international students at their house (karaoke is frequently involved). One of the most life-changing sequence of events happened to me eleven years after … Continue reading Is It Really True?
It is frustrating to know I cannot make my body do what I want it to do. When I was diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome* my whole world changed. I went from someone with lots of energy to someone with little energy. I am tired all the time. There had been times in my life … Continue reading Respecting Limits
“I don’t want you to pretend you are rich,” my Dad told me when I left for college. Until then, I didn’t know I lived in the ghetto. My Mom was the neighborhood doctor, and my Dad worked in a dental office. Our community never felt dangerous. My parents told me the people I associated … Continue reading Favored
Jesus didn’t say life would be easy, but you can persevere through anything. I grew up with one parent most of my life who kept putting her children in the arms of abusive men. When I was 11 years old, I sat across the courtroom from my stepdad and testified against him. I was scared … Continue reading Loved