The Scotland Diaries Guest Post: Faith over Feeling

By Faith Becker People seem to think that faith is a feeling. But you’d be surprised. Faith is not a feeling. It’s a choice. This past summer I had the amazing opportunity to go overseas to Scotland with Royal Servants. But before you can go on your mission trip (wherever you may be going), you … More The Scotland Diaries Guest Post: Faith over Feeling

The Scotland Diaries Part 1: Learning How to be a Bride

Two weeks ago today, I landed on a plane ride in from London to the Chicago O’Hare airport. Passed through customs. Grabbed 21 bags off the conveyer belt. And cried my eyes out. How do you put into words a summer bursting with experiences—sights, sounds, smells, memories, trials, inside jokes, adventure—life? How do you communicate … More The Scotland Diaries Part 1: Learning How to be a Bride

Clothed in Dignity and Strength: Making Sense of the Proverbs 31 Woman

by Grace Pike Pretty cursive designs filled my Pinterest screen. There were pages containing various types of fonts, sizes, water-colored flowers, and photos all communicating one verse: “Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come.” -Proverbs 31:25 Yet one does not need to get on Pinterest or be a … More Clothed in Dignity and Strength: Making Sense of the Proverbs 31 Woman

Doing Hard Things

This post was written in 2015 before I left for Ghana. In light of my approaching trip to Scotland, it seemed appropriate. After spending a hefty amount of money on shots for my trip to Ghana because insurance doesn’t cover international vaccines, I was irritated. The thought crossed my mind, “Why am I spending so … More Doing Hard Things