God’s Goodness In The Waiting

God’s Goodness in the Waiting

  Negative. That is how the pregnancy test read, month after month, for two years. Two years that felt like an eternity. Every hour, many days, seemed like a battle. I knew the Lord knew the desires of my heart, so why wouldn’t this pain go away? Why was I…

Whose Plans Do You Trust?

Whose Plans Do You Trust?

Trading Up in the Wilderness  As my brain willed my feet to take 5 more steps, a picture of the plaque hung in my mind.  It had been given to us as a house warming gift when we came off the mission field.  Jeremiah 29:11-13--you know the verses.  The Lord…

Dear World, Please Forgive Us.

Dear World, please forgive us.

Hey everyone. This post I share with you today has never felt more raw and true. As I wrote it, it felt like a straight up download from heaven. What you are about to read is going to rub some the wrong way because it is meant to disarm all…

The Winds Of Change

The Winds of Change

People have been asking me lately, “How’s it going with the book?” My reply is still one of wonderment and awe. I still can’t believe it is out there and that people are picking it up and returning home to the heart of God who makes all things well.  To…

Imperfectly Free

Imperfectly Free

I was the skinny girl everyone called “bird legs.”  I was the wimpy kid who always got picked last.  I was the musician because I couldn’t be the athlete. I was the insecure girl always trying to fit in when I knew I didn’t.   I grew up and out…

It’s SHOWTIME. Let’s Shine!

It’s SHOWTIME. Let’s Shine!

“Would you please pray for me? I’m afraid of losing what God has started to do in me.”  Her heart shaped face was a healthy pink shade, as her sweat hadn’t quite dried yet. I had seen this look many times, and every time I see it, my heart is…

Alisa Keeton: Act II

Alisa Keeton: Act II

  In my body it is about twelve measurable inches from my head to my heart. In my soul it has taken 46 years to travel the journey from being lost in my orphan mind to being found in my heart as a royal and beloved daughter of The King…

Resting Partnership

Resting Partnership

It's all connected: the coming and going, the past, present and future. The moments when you your smile is so big your face could break from joy, the moments when you are so uncertain that your voice is shaking. The ways we shrink back and the ways we rise up,…

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