Time for an Epiphany

This week is thought to be one of the most depressing of the year for people—it’s cold, dark, and the post-holiday blues make their annual visit. But that’s not you. Just because the calendar says Christmas is over doesn't mean you’re a different person. The Christmas you, the one who lives in wonder, joy, peace, …

Light in the Tunnel

I took this the last time I went through the Lehigh Tunnel. I thought about photoshopping a light at the end for the stereotypical light-at-the-end picture, but that's not always how it happens. Sometimes you can’t see the end, and the journey seems longer and darker with every step. And yet, your heart knows there's …

Wait Up

I know many who are hoping for breakthroughs in the coming year. As I pray for those, and my own, I remind myself a good place to begin pursuing them is with a revelation of the difference between waiting for God, and waiting with him. Waiting for God is passive. And lonely. It’s a mind …

Vulnerable to Love

Contrary to its commercialization, Christmas is a celebration of vulnerability. It touches you in unexpected ways—driving down a street of brightly decorated homes, sitting quietly by a fire, seeing the joy in a child's face. Heartache, disappointment, and fear have taught you to guard your heart. But in these extraordinary moments, you expose it to …