Author Archives: Michele Cushatt

2 Corinthians 4:18

I Am Blessed

I Am Blessed

  How much more will your Father in Heaven give good gifts to those who ask Him! — Matthew 7:11 No one wants to spend Thanksgiving Day in the ICU. Especially not a girl who has long claimed it’s her favorite holiday. But last year I did exactly that. After a difficult, daylong surgery to

His presence never left

A Pillar of Cloud and Fire

A GOD WHO IS WITH YOU WHEN YOU WANDER Earth’s crammed with Heaven, And every common bush afire with God; But only he who sees, takes off his shoes. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning, “Aurora Leigh” The trouble is that relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing has yet

God Is Bigger Than Cancer

Of course it is different when the thing happens to oneself, not to others, and in reality, not in imagination. — C. S. Lewis, A Grief Observed For as long as I can remember, Thanksgiving has been my favorite holiday. The pinnacle of every year. Until the year cancer joined my family at the table. I tried to stay

I Am Seen

And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. — Matthew 10:30 He stood well over six feet tall, a towering figure of a man, especially to my petite sixth-grade self. Beyond his height, his every physical detail was — how should I say? — breathtaking. Even at twelve years old, I knew

I Am… Wanted

I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. — John 14:18 The night held magic. I knew it before the sixteen-year-old boy standing next to me reached for my hand. Although we went to the same high school, I couldn’t believe it when he asked me out. He was an athlete,

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