Fighting Words Friday: The Light Shines in the Darkness

“The light shines in the darkness, And the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5

I don’t know about y’all, but in light of the tragedy in Pittsburgh this week, my heart has been so heavy. The darkness and fear in the wake of life lost like this seem so strong. Today, I was reminded in this beautiful verse that even as we grieve, even on the days that feel so dark and SO broken, light is always stronger than darkness. 

Fighting Words Friday: Filled to the Measure

“Filled to the measure”. That is what I want for my forgetful heart. I have ALWAYS loved this verse. I’ve prayed this prayer over so many people in my life, including myself. I’ve seen God answer this prayer too, time and time again, helping me and others understand how deep His love runs for us. Deeper than our biggest fears, our worst failures, and our most painful wounds…