Not Today

I’ll sing the night into the morning I’ll sing the fear into Your praise I’ll sing my soul into Your presence Whenever I say Your Name Let the devil know not today. -Hillsong These are the words of a song I heard while driving home on a summer afternoon a little over a year ago. [...]

My Father Told Me So

How beautiful you are, my darling, how beautiful! Song of Songs 1:5 "Mommy, what's wrong with your hair? You look like a poodle." I had been coveting a short haircut for many years, always scared that the curls which adorned my head would make that impossible. That those curls would make me resemble a 30 [...]

Do You Need A Reminder?

"Why are these notes still on the mirror?" "Not sure, Hayley, Maybe he thought you needed to be reminded of these things again today. Do you need a reminder?" Of course, who knew that the person needing the reminder would be me. A couple nights earlier, (a dark and wet night, I will add), as [...]

A Boy, A Puppy, and His Image

So God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them. Genesis 1:27 "Can the image of God be found in an autistic child?" This is the question that was asked during a ministry class I took over the summer as I discussed some of the struggles we had as [...]