If Not For You

If Not For You

Last year, I experienced three job losses. The first one was from a job I had worked at since college and had sadly seen a steady decline in work happen over the past few years. Seeing the company dissolve and my job right along with it was expected, the others were not. After the second job was abruptly over and grieving yet another ending, I holed up alone that first evening. As the night wore on, I got down on the floor, in front of my open window, crying out to the LORD.

Immeasurably More: Rachel Morrell {video}

Immeasurably More: Rachel Morrell {video}

I grew up in a Jewish family. And I was bat mizvahed when I was 12. And that’s kind of how I was planning on living the rest of my life. And so when I started coming to Embrace, and I started hearing these things about Grace and Forgiveness and Kindness and Love. It hit home to me. And it hit me right in the heart because it was all of the things I had been looking for. And I was finally hearing them in this context.

Immeasurably More: Jacob & Aime Johnson {video}

Immeasurably More: Jacob & Aime Johnson {video}

Once the triplets were born, just the outpouring that we received… of just coming and holding babies, feeding, doing a load of laundry. We had a Small Group that adopted us and provided a meal once a week for the first year of their life. And it sounds like that’s not much of anything but we knew that that was one meal we didn’t have to thing about. It was such a blessing to us.

Grace - to go

Grace - to go

There was one local match to my query, and their website has an awesome interactive allergy page that gave me options of what we could eat.  I was excited, very excited about this new option. I parked and picked up our youngest from daycare and ran into the downtown restaurant, wondering if I had enough hands to hold a large hot pizza box AND a baby who can walk but not follow directions.

This Probably Won't Work for You

This Probably Won't Work for You

Personalization is a defining characteristic of modern Western Culture. Whether it’s your clothes, your car, your social media pages, or even your pets, you can articulate anything in your life to resonate YOU. Uniqueness is a highly valued quality; so much so that the apparel industry is ripe with entrepreneurs looking to sell you whatever it is that you want to be identified by.