Category Archives: Inspiration

If You Know You Should, But Just Don’t Wanna || Jessica Bolyard

Sometimes there are things we know we should do, so we do them. Eating falls into this category (normally), as do any of the routine rituals of personal hygiene (hopefully). Neglecting those things have immediate and obvious consequences. (There’s a reason the word “hangry” no longer triggers the spell-check on my phone. It’s a thing. […]

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On Being Qualified and Showing Up || Jessica Bolyard

In the weeks leading up to college graduation, I was in the post office mailing bundles of envelopes nearly every day. One day it would be invitations to the graduation ceremony, another day, thank-you notes for gifts I had already received. Other days, I would carry bundles of resumes and carefully-written cover letters – printed […]

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On Choosing Which Way To Run || Jessica Bolyard

“The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: ‘Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.’ But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish.” (Jonah 1:1-3) “Then I said to them, ‘You see the trouble we are in: […]

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We Are Equipped || Marissa Dodgen

I can’t do this. What was God thinking? This is so far beyond me. I have nothing left. Lord, did you make a mistake? I’m just a ____________. Have you ever said or asked any of these? Have you ever felt the hand you’ve been dealt is too much to handle? If we are honest, […]

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