"I write in terror. I have to talk myself into bravery with every sentence, sometimes every syllable." –Cynthia Ozick "Don’t simply tell me that faith saves you, tell me how it almost failed you, too. Don’t tell me about love, speak of your passion. Don’t tell me you’re hurt, let me see your heart breaking. … Continue reading Unblock your writer
You may remember that a few weeks ago, I went to a conference and mustered some courage from seeing God do the impossible. And then I started to believe it was possible. And that maybe God could use me to bring healing to people's bodies and lives too. For years, I complained to God that … Continue reading Fear and Faith: Stories of Healing
https://vimeo.com/63140117 This is all a little surreal. I'm really doing it though. I am praying for strangers and friends alike for healing. I am realizing what an adventurous God I'm working with here. He loves so much. I just have to stay connected to that love or I'm headed for compassion burnout. But it's been … Continue reading Stories of Fear and Faith #6.1
http://vimeo.com/62496661 Wrap up of our third day here in Oklahoma. The stories just got better and better. And I didn't even mention the physical healings yet. 🙂 Be sure to check out the last video where you will meet our new friends from Manhattan.
https://vimeo.com/62483121 Meet our newest friends from Manhattan, a group of five men who, like Megan and I, want to see Manhattan restored and revitalized through miracles, healing and all-around God-powered awesomeness. Meet the crew right here.
https://vimeo.com/62430736 Yesterday was our first full day at the conference. It was full of 2/3 fear and failing and 1/3 success and bravery. I know that's better than 100% failure, but it's clear I have a long way to go. I'm realizing some major blocks in my desire to pray for sick or injured people. … Continue reading Stories of Fear and Faith#3
It's our first full day in Oklahoma. Check out the video for a little background on why we are here, what we're doing and a fun story about God giving me a message for a junior high girl. She was adorable! Also check Instagram and Twitter (@sarahsiders on both) for my crazy #4days4ways challenge, wearing … Continue reading Stories of Fear and Faith #2
If you want to be brave, you must do brave things. The bravery will come later.
A friend and I were talking tonight, as my friends and I often do, about longings and desires, wants and needs. And what we do with the things we say we don't want, or don't need, but really, we do.I find myself often enough drowning out genuine wants and needs simply for fear of not … Continue reading The Brave want things