beauty: how we are all made beautiful by God’s grace

It’s hard to see beauty in ourselves, isn’t it? If we’re contrasting and comparing ourselves to how the world defines beauty, especially of the physical kind, instead of seeing ourselves as we are reflected in the mirror of God’s word, then we will struggle to believe we are beautiful at all. We can become overly …

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butterfly: freedom beckons while we are being transformed

During wintry seasons of the soul we’re like a butterfly at the chrysalis stage, sitting with unmet longings and desires to taste joy and freedom. Spring arrives and still we linger, knowing that transformation is rarely wrought without a struggle. There’s a price to pay to move ahead and cope with change. Just like a …

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