Joy Comes in the Morning

Every morning I wake up, I swim and I head to Starbucks. The combination of my iced coffee and their free internet makes a perfect start to my day. It’s nice to walk into my local coffee haven and feel a sense of community as I have long established relationships with my Baristas – Susan […]

Great Expectations, Great Disappointments

For the first time in my life, I have consistently been experiencing great disappointment. God has opened several exciting doors these past few months, but just as soon as they opened, they would close with full force. With each phone interview or e-mail, my expectations for God to finally work everything out in my favor […]

Profound Trust

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding…” – Proverbs 3:5 We have such a willing heart when it comes to trust in things that don’t matter – you trust the AA batteries in your electric toothbrush will work forever; you trust your car will start when you […]

The Ways of our Father

I have an interview this afternoon at Anthropologie. Usually, I would end that last sentence with an ever-perpetual exclamation point, but as the morning turns and as my mind is consumed with  the thoughts of my day, I can’t help but feel the weight of discouragement, failure and sadness. My early and unwanted exit from […]