Genocide, racial discrimination, human trafficking, gendercide, poverty, the refugee crisis, the global orphan crisis, and abortion infiltrate the daily headlines; injustice reigns at home and across the globe in this fallen world. But in this time of great injustice, I wonder, where are the justice seekers? A lot of us are rightly concerned over the […]
If I had to describe myself in one word it would be, “needy.” I’ve felt this way for the last few years. I have a lot of experience with it, an unfortunate expertise.
The question is not, “are we needy?” The question is, “are we needy well?”
You, dear reader, are needy, too. My husband frequently reminds me that it’s good to be needy. Our needs extend well beyond our physical possessions. In my life, I find that my physical neediness always points me to my spiritual neediness.
How can I bring glory to God in my neediness? How is my being needy a good thing?
Join me in this journey that began with a simple, heartfelt prayer:
“Lord, help me to be needy well.”
For a more thorough manifesto on be needy well, click here.
Friendly warnings from meteorologists progress into evacuation orders from government officials. Clear, calm skies become dark. Gentle breezes transform into harsh winds. Dry air morphs into torrential downpours. Houses become quiet as the electricity goes out. Those of us who live in coastal areas are familiar with hurricane season and its signs. We watch our […]
No one likes adversity. I certainly don’t. And I’ve faced my fair share of it. I helplessly watched my son struggle through epilepsy and asthma, sat outside a recovery room while my husband had heart surgery and lost everything I owned in a storm. My husband has had more than one season of unemployment, we’ve […]