Robin Dance


Miracle Workers

May 2, 2016 by

Her internship ended with an exhausting 10-hour drive home that had started at midnight. After four long months without seeing each other, I had parked myself at the top of our driveway, jittery and […]


There’s little doubt that familiarity breeds contempt, but recently I found myself wondering if familiarity can breed contempt even when it comes to Scripture. (Gasp!) There’s part of me that scolds myself — a […]

“The story of your life is the story of the long and brutal assault on your heart by the one who knows what you could be and fears it.” John […]



Dec 22, 2015 by

I was wrestling with a waller, the unattractive kind that slops around in a puddle of pity. I think it had started with the post-Thanksgiving blues. It had been the first Thanksgiving […]


Seeding Faith

Oct 19, 2015 by

“And the Lord said, ‘If you had faith like a grain of mustard seed . . .'” {Luke 17:6a, ESV} Theirs is a small ministry. Nothing flashy. Almost invisible. Some wouldn’t […]

Sometimes parenting means letting go

Greater Love

Sep 12, 2015 by

Sometimes when you get what you hope and pray for, it’s not just hard, it hurts. I’m a mama to three — two brothers born before their big sister turned […]

My love for Jesus has led me to believe

My sister and I were plotting our day at my kitchen table when the phone rang and a rush of words tumbled in my ear. It was my oldest son calling from his brother’s phone, and I was […]

Seek First

We didn’t talk for two days after I wrote about him. Them. It wasn’t because he wouldn’t but because he couldn’t. “I know it’s all true because I’ve lived it,” he quivers, “but it’s […]