Posts tagged with: vision

Do You Have a Vision?

by Kayla Atkins Do You Have a Vision? Have you seen The Greatest Showman? I remember a year ago, sitting in the theater with my daughter who was 9 months pregnant. I knew this would probably be the last movie...

You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone   I couldn’t wrap my brain around it. It was too big…and it was desperately not enough. I remember it like it was yesterday. I didn’t even recognize the face that stared back at me in...

When Your Daughter is a Warrior

When Your Daughter is a Warrior   The set of her jaw. The solid confidence in her gait. The determined, if not fierce, look in her eyes when faced with a challenge. She is only 13 years old, yet there...

Mud and Vision

Mud and Vision   “Perspective.” Confession time…that word used to seriously get on my nerves. “You just need to get the right perspective,” they would say. My skin would crawl and I am pretty sure my eyes would be tempted...

Restoring Wonder

Restoring Wonder I know. I’m bordering on broken-record-ness. God is good. Repeat. Repeat again. What more can I say, really? Well…I don’t know about you, but I am a forgetful, color-blind woman. I need the reminding. I need to remember...

Liberation

Liberation Don’t you ever get tired of, well…yourself? I do. I am. Sometimes as the weight and weary press against my nerves and my heart beats heavy with the mantle of my own flesh. I just get tired of the...

A Growing Clarity

A Growing Clarity Something I am pierced by these days is the growing clarity that much of my life has been poured out for the wrong things. My alabaster jar dumped out on a curb that has no power to...

What’s the Point?

What’s the Point?   What’s it all for anyway? The sacrifice, the obedience, the endurance, the following hard after Jesus. Let’s be honest. Sometimes being a Christian is hard. Sometimes the race is just long and the roads we travel...

Seeing Rightly

Seeing Rightly   Worship is more about seeing rightly than it is about singing robustly. An acknowledgement of the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. (Psalm 27:13) Without vision, without “seeing” well, we can not hope...