The Hourly Taunts

Yesterday I shared over at Christians Read that years ago I struggled with what I knew was a call on my life. It’s not only come to pass, it’s more specific. I gave advice on how to avoid taking over and failing because we are not equipped. What I didn’t say is how hard I’m struggling. Early on I was so guilty of trying to save everyone. It never worked because…

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Crushed, Shattered, Growing

The year isn’t even half over and I’m ready for it to be done already. Nothing terrible is happening, yet, it’s draining all the same. I call it the crushing season, for me, a time I’ve discerned is God’s doing to grow me. Take me to the new place in Him. But it will crush and shatter me in the process. It feels like you’re in a vise and the…

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Second Verse Not Quite the Same as the First

I can’t help it but I have the song “I’m Henry the Eighth I am” in my head. Specifically, the part where Peter Noone shouted out, “Second Verse, Same as the First.” I noticed the last two years there are life events popping out that look really familiar. It’s almost like Groundhog Day with Bill Murray where it feels like the alarm goes off and I’m living the same thing…

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Do You Hear the Captain’s Call that Another Misfit is Leaving Barbie Island?

I’ve mentioned a few times that I consider myself a Charlie-in-the-box with a home base called Misfit Island. This summer as I networked with other women for different social and ministry reasons I met a few people who were in agony and couldn’t pinpoint what was going on. I saw it immediately because five years ago, it was me. These are folks who show signs of being a Misfit Island…

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