Faith Like a Child

Gina Butz dependence on God, faith 2 Comments

I’ll never forget asking our friend’s four year old son to make a wish before blowing out the candles on his birthday cake. Without hesitating, he took a deep breath and said, “I wish I could fly!” Kids. They ask audaciously. They’re aware of their wants and needs and not afraid to express them. They’re helpless and weak and innocent and foolish …

Go to the Well

Gina Butz dependence on God, faith 0 Comments

Go to the well, or in this case, go to my friend Judy Douglass’s website to read my guest post entitled Go to the Well. I’ve posted on Judy’s blog before and I hope if you’ve read them you have stuck around there to read more of her writing. If not, do it this time! 🙂

Cease Striving

Gina Butz dependence on God, peace, rest 3 Comments

I’ve never been one for being quiet or still. My mom loves to tell stories of my propensity to crawl, climb, walk, at an early age, and of a 2-year-old Gina marching into Sunday School singing, “Have faith, hope and charity, that’s the way to live successfully!” One memorable report card from 2nd grade lauds my sociability with other kids, …