Henry David Thoreau said, “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish to live what […]
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.
Today, I saw a picture that filled my heart with so much joy. My husband, Stephen, is across the globe visiting our (Lord willing) soon to be daughter, Gracious. He sent a picture of the two of them riding in a van. Stephen is looking down at her while she sleeps peacefully in his arms. […]
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 […]