Entries by Christine E

If Not for Him, Pain Would Have Overcome Me

A little over a year ago, my husband and I found out that I was pregnant. We were naturally overjoyed, but also a little terrified of the actual birth process. Giving birth is a painful, messy, and dangerous process.

How Fiction Points Me to God

I love books. Ever since I learned to read, I would never leave the house without a book (or three). I was a very shy child, and whenever I found myself in a strange place or in strange company, I was comforted by the fact that I had my literary friends with me

5 Ways to Get Real Rest

God created work, and it was meant to be good. But we often get so caught up with what we are doing that we race from one task to the next, forgetting how God had also instituted rest (Genesis 2:2-3).

Could Christmas be About Abraham too?

Have you ever received a lovely gift and thanked the giver appropriately, only to realize later that it was homemade? Suddenly the significance of the gift grows, because you now know that the giver had put in much effort and many hours into it, and your former expression of thanks doesn’t seem adequate any more.