Man of Sorrows

Man of Sorrows

I wrote “Man of Sorrows” with my husband Drew when we were walking with some of our dear friends through the loss of their child. I don’t know if you’ve ever walked through pain like this, but if you have, I’m so deeply sorry. It isn’t the way things are supposed to go. It feels gut wrenching on every level. This song was the prayer that came out of us as we walked through this season of loss…

Fighting Words Friday: Love One Another

Jesus is telling his disciples that he will only be with them a little longer, and he leaves them with this beautiful command. Love. Love “as I have loved you.” There are so many days that I tend to overcomplicate things. Our culture feels very divided and angry right now, and I am wanting to ask myself this question in every scenario... how can I love here... even if we disagree, even if we look…

Fighting Words Friday: God of Consolation

When I look back over my life, there have been SO many desperate moments of me crying out, “Lord! My foot is slipping!” Have I used these exact words? Nope. But I know that feeling when the weight of everything I am facing feels like it’s going to crush me. I have known anxiety that feels like the weight of an elephant on my chest, sometimes for no reason at all. These are the moments I tend to cry…