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    Join me in discovering God as a good Father. A Father who reveals His nature not only in the times of peace and beauty, but especially in the trials and suffering of this life. The Esther of old was a voice for those lamenting; I hope to become one, too. Read more...

Have you ever uttered a “How Long” lament? “How long will my enemy triumph over me?“ Psalm 13:2b (NIV) “How long, LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?” (Psalm 13:1, NIV) “How long must I wrestle with my thoughts and day after day have sorrow in my […]

Lament is not a new language, but I do believe it is a lost and forgotten language that many of us are uncomfortable using. Here are 5 things you need to know about lament. Thanks, Patheos for helping us start! 5 Things You Need to Know About Lament  

I was reading Ann Voskamp’s book, The Broken Way, on my honeymoon. It was resonating deeply within me. The reason I thought it was hitting home was because of the book I was about to launch. In The Broken Way, Ann speaks of lament and drops of truth ooze off every page. Little did I know my husband […]

I had the privilege of returning home to launch No More Faking Fine at Kensington Community Church. Since No More Faking Fine became real, it has been our prayer that God would spread the message through the local church. The local church is the safest place for lament. Kensington Community Church was a church home to […]

Thanks to my friends over at Christianity Today for sharing an excerpt from my upcoming book, No More Faking Fine. It was in the Opinion/ Family section of CT which is appropriate considering so many of us have an old family wound. Forgiveness was one of the hardest things ever required of me. I needed to do more […]