Reflections are a chronicle of our personal journeys in relationship with God and others. These stories illustrate the breadth and depth of the Christian experience, and we offer them to you for encouragement and inspiration in your own journey.

The Joy of Having Expectations

Having expectations is a kind of weakness in me: a vulnerability. Expectations make my heart permeable to disappointment. I used to think that expectations were only for avoiding or releasing, but recently God has helped me see them in a different light.