God is big and grand majestic yes, but perhaps He is just as involved with the inner working of our lives – even when we don’t see it.
Everyone’s advice for writing is to “write about what you know.” Most of the time, that’s a good word – write about what you know so that the words feel real and raw, not like something you’d make up or buy pre-packaged from the grocery store. Here is what I know for sure right now: It’s cold, even though I can hear the sound of the artificial fire place, I really want to eat my grapes, and my water bottle is pink.
We get it.
When I think of Hannah, I think of discomfort. If you’ve never heard the story of Hannah, it goes a little bit like this. Hannah was a woman married to a man named Elkanah, who also had a wife named Peninnah. Peninnah had children, Hannah did not. And Hannah desperately wanted a child. Her story is found in 1 Samuel 1 & 2, but I’ll recap it here for you. […]