It's no secret that this has been the "thorn" in my life, to poke me, make me uncomfortable, force me to take a step back & really evaluate what this life is truly about. One thing I'm not sure I fully realized before my 1st loss, 3 years ago, was that everyone suffered...everyone. I truly … Continue reading My story, my miscarriage…
Okay, here me out... Control is not the enemy, it's having the humility and wisdom to know what you can control and most importantly, what you can't. How often have we as humans felt the destructive actions of control. From a parent that was insistent upon their way or a boss that had a superiority … Continue reading Control is not the enemy….
The bible can be a hard read, between the language, the context and the different versions, it's no wonder it has been misinterpreted, abused and set in the drawer of every hotel across America. But, I urge you to open it, dive deeper and find the treasure sitting inside. Every worry, angst, fear, trouble, problem, … Continue reading The Faithful or Unfaithful…Luke 12:47
Doubt, fear, worry…. the catalyst to our anxiety, the waves that will sink us. “But when he saw the strong wind and the waves, he was terrified and began to sink. “Save me, Lord!” he shouted. Jesus immediately reached out and grabbed him. “You have so little faith,” Jesus said. “Why did you doubt me?””Matthew … Continue reading Walking on the Waves of Anxiety
My heart physically aches. Anytime we have to let go of one of the good ones. Say goodbye to a brother, a sister that was living with purpose, for purpose. Loss is a double edge sword, with a sting that pierces our gut. The first stab, the shock, the loss, the last memory we hold … Continue reading Rest In Peace….
Scripture isn’t just a gateway to our past but a promise to our present day. Paul perhaps is one of our wisest counselors, guides and brothers to these very promises. “Though we experience every kind of pressure, we’re not crushed. At times we don’t know what to do, but quitting is not an option. We … Continue reading Quitting is not an option.
Let Day 2 commence! Be it the shining sun or a good nights sleep, a fresh perspective can really change a girl’s psyche. Just 24 hours prior, I was having the worlds largest pity party and today, well today is what I came for! Magic, amazement and pure joy. Galaxies Edge...ie: the land of Star … Continue reading La la land…
Contentment is a complex word. It encapsulates confidence, a still peace in our heart. It’s where my soul sits and waits without worry. Oh how I wish hind site weren’t a thing. I wish I could untangle my mess in the very moment it is happening. But alas I can not. Therefore I sit and … Continue reading The Not So Magical Kingdom….
That damn double bubble. You know the one. Where your pants so intrusively hit where your winter coat has decided to take temporary residency. I say temporary because by January 1st I will drink that Kool-Aid that promises a new you in the new year and hit the gym...or lets be real, my home DVD's … Continue reading How a Season of Sadness…Can Become That of Hope.
"Her success does not diminish mine." - Jessica Honegger, Noonday I don’t know where this terrible lie was birthed since not one of us ever in the history of this world did it all on our own. What happened to imitation being the biggest form of flattery?! Knowing that every word has already been spoken. … Continue reading Comparison Is Not Our Comrade.
To be thankful is to be vulnerable. To be real. To be honest. To stare down every expectation, hope and desire for where you thought you would be, who you thought would be there, how you thought this day would look and say, no. No to the expectations you are placing upon them and likewise … Continue reading Finding Thankful….