Posts Tagged ‘ faithful ’

Big Prayers, Big Promises

4th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Hannah, wife of Elkanah, barren, distraught, desperate woman, harassed in her grief, but tenacious in her request. Hannah, mother of Samuel, the prophet and priest who fought for Israel’s heart to be turned back to God. Hannah, a God seeker, who wasn’t deterred from praying big. Her story is found in 1 Samuel 1 and […]


Our Day of Infamy

18th December 2012 | 2 Comments

December 18, 2008–A day with agonizing memories for our family. Nearly six months after the initial warrant and Joel’s police interview, we rushed out the door for school and were met by half a dozen black vehicles and armed federal agents. We had been assured previously by the police officer in charge of the case […]


At His Mercy

29th August 2011 | 0 Comments

I have been thinking about the phrase, “I’m at your mercy.” Usually, that implies we have a debt we cannot pay and we are hoping the person to whom we owe that debt will be merciful. We don’t often find ourselves grateful to be at someone else’s mercy, for that indicates that we are not […]