faith Archives - Elisabeth Klein

When You Feel No Comfort from God

Several years ago I found myself in the middle of the worst (up to that point) and longest crisis of my life.  Something swept into my sweet little life and set up camp for 441 days (but who’s counting).  And in the middle of all that, two of my best friends moved...

Christmas Fears

I’ve been reading the first two chapters of the Gospel of Luke this month as I prepare my heart for Christmas. And I found something that surprised me. In the one hundred and thirty-two verses of those two chapters, an angel tells three different people to not be...

Waiting

I’ve caught myself saying things like this over the past month: I desperately need Christmas this year, and I’m holding out for the miracle, and I need the arrival. But what does that even mean? How can I be waiting on something – or Someone – who already came?...

Advent: Are You Ready?

Advent. I love this word even though I was not raised in a tradition that observes it. A simple glance at the dictionary shows me why it resonates with me. n. a coming into place, view, or being; arrival A coming into. We head into the holiday season and into the...

Gratitude Challenge

We all know deep down that we are more blessed than we acknowledge, so I’m laying down a challenge to you, my sweet readers. Every night between now and the end of the year, let’s commit to take at least five minutes to write down the following: -3 good...

3 Practical Ways to Handle Worry

How much of our time and energy do we as women lose to worrying and anxiety? We’ve got huge things on our minds like how is our marriage really doing, am I a good enough mom, will my kids turn out okay, what if it’s cancer, should I change jobs, should I move, will I...