No Longer a Wanderer...
A few years back I was lost. I had forgotten who I was, what made me the person I am. I forgot what I loved and what I needed. I was so consumed with trying to survive life that I wasn’t living life. I was overwhelmed with all that I thought I was suppose to do. I was overwhelmed with the kind of... Read more
What Mothers must Remember at Bedti...
It's 3 o'clock in the morning and for the 3rd night in a row a little girl comes down crying and coughing. Her breathing is wheezy, Her cheeks are flushed and her eyes are so tired. We have had a permanent pallet on our floor for so many nights. We fall into parenting without missing a beat. W... Read more
How to Realize your Identity in Chr...
There are days when things simply do not go as planned. One time when I was like 15 my family and I went to Cabo San Lucas for vacation. The trip in general is what we affectionately call the "vacation from hell!" Everything that could go wrong went wrong. Oh how we laugh about it now, but it was... Read more
How to Throw off Obligations and Em...
I am standing at my back patio. It’s a windy night. The strong, cool breeze pushes against me as I breathe it in. The night is bright, a full moon is directly above me as scattered clouds hasten across the sky. For months I have been in a funk. Engulfed in a myriad of fear and doubt, insecur... Read more
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Pause With Thanksgiving Challenge W...
Welcome to week one of the Pause with Thanksgiving Challenge! I am so glad you are here! Most who know me well know that I love praise and worship. Nothing sets my mood or allows me to focus more and there is just something about entering into a heart of worship at the beginning of the day that r... Read more
Pause with Thanksgiving Challenge...
For some reason, perhaps more than in years pass, I feel a great desire and need to pause, to really sit and revel in the grace and joy of the Lord and give thanks for all the blessings He has given us. Looking at my calendar Thanksgiving is just a day, but in reality, Thanksgiving should be a state... Read more
Sharing Truth in a Noisy World...
I’ve put aside this blog for a few months because, to be honest, I had nothing to say. I felt a little overwhelmed, a little insecure and well, I was totally flailing. I hadn't heard much from God and really, I wasn't listening. I was too busy. Too tired. Too undone. Plus, there has been so ... Read more
To My Parents on their Anniversary ...
There was never a question in my mind of you not staying the course. I know things were not always easy or perfect or certain. I know your relationship has walked through pain and heartache, rejection and fear. Yet, here you are standing stronger today than ever before. While I was growing up ... Read more