the Stone and the Oak

A journey into bible education with the depth of the of the oak the accountability of the stone

Has my blog seemed quiet lately? I know it seems like that, but I have been a busy little bee this month! (Emphasis on little— you guys know I am 5’2” if I stand up really tall). Here are some of the projects and articles I have been working on (with links!) TWYLA FRANZ’S GRATITUDE …

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Almost nine years ago, I was walking in the woods behind my house in Tallahassee. The afternoon sun was waning and my infant son was sleeping in his wrap against my chest. I was walking with Him, too—praying, listening. Suddenly, I felt a presence to my right.  With my hand on my baby’s head, I …

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I didn’t want to write this post. My vanity almost kept me from writing it. But why else would God have allowed such a powerful season of anxiety in the year I was prepping for this blog—2019—if I wasn’t supposed to learn from it and share what I learned with others? Before I dive into …

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I’ve mentioned in several posts that my seasons of difficult anxiety often have a root in control. An important lesson I learned from the most recent anxiety season is that fully surrendering to Him is what pulls me out of the spinning, whirling quicksand of fear. But in order to truly break the anxiety cycle, …

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