God's Character

Where is God When my Life Doesn't Go as I Planned?

By Kristyn Perez 
Lamp and Light Leader for The Daily Grace Co. 

Have you ever felt forgotten by God? Have you ever experienced betrayal? Do you feel like your life is not what you expected it to be 

Too often as women we stuff our feelings and doubts deep within our souls, but in the quiet moments of the night the question nags at us: “Where is God when my life doesn’t go as I thought it would?” Recently, I’ve been meditating on the story of Joseph and wrestling through these questions.

Cloudy Vision


By Cara Cobble Trantham

Originally published in Be Still Magazine, issue 6.

“In the year King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and His train filled the temple.” – Isaiah 6:1

In our times of grief and desperation, that is often when we most need a vision of the Lord.…

Can God Spread a Table in the Wilderness?


For several weeks I have been studying Ecclesiastes. It’s been an extremely confusing time in our lives recently and it has served me well to think critically and mediate on wisdom, the chaos and uncertainty of this life, and the assurance that a life filled with faithfulness to God is never wasted or futile; it is prudent and a good use of wisdom to live in a way that all actions and hopes are founded on the Lord.…