Trusting God When the Pain Is Overwhelming

Trusting God when the pain is overwhelming is the premise of my podcast Chasing Hard, Trusting God When Life Doesn’t Turn Out The Way You Planned. Life can be hard and messy. It’s often hard to talk about these things but doing so takes away the power the feelings have over us when we gather … Read more

Obey The Hard Call

chasing hard, podcast, obeying God, following God, obeying the hard call, don't do it alone, find your crew, you are not alone, faith, hope, Jesus, trusting God, trusting God with your story, trusting God with your life

When I started Chasing Hard Podcast, it was a choosing-to-obey-the-hard-call kind of thing. Chasing hard after God can mean chasing after hard things. Not that we go looking for hard things, they usually find us and when they do, we get to choose to obey the hard call. Talking with Samantha Ortiz was an obey … Read more

Do You Remember Your First Home?

My oldest son just bought his first house. He and his roommate, who just so happens to be my youngest son, are all settled in, with a little help from their friends. My mind is drawn back to the time my husband and I bought our first house in 1984. What I remember most about … Read more

Feeling Displaced

Have you ever experienced feeling displaced? I have been feeling that way all day. I’m not sure what brought this on and I’m not sure what it means exactly because feeling displaced can be caused by different types of circumstances. It doesn’t have to be logical or even make sense. Feelings often don’t, they just … Read more