Month: March 2017

When Truth Pierces through Pain

When Truth Pierces through Pain

“Christin, you are pretty, but it’s too bad that you’re black.” Her words pierced my soul like a razor-sharp dagger. I was in Central America, thousands of miles from my home on a college study abroad program. The beauty of the tropical trees, vibrant flowers […]

Healing in His Hem

Healing in His Hem

It was a bleak fall day, just weeks before Thanksgiving. I was in the first trimester of my fourth pregnancy, when I realized I was bleeding. “Oh God, please.” I whispered. A subsequent call to my OB landed me in the office that very afternoon. […]

Encountering the Splendor of Christ

Encountering the Splendor of Christ

I have discovered that doing laundry can be a powerful opportunity to meet with God. He is with us in the washing, and present in the piles.¬†The other day as I put in load of whites, I thought of the amazing description¬†of Jesus’ clothing in […]