#momofboys

  Being the eldest daughter in a family of three girls, I knew nothing about boys. The majority of my cousins are girls too... I had NO real concept of men in their element. When my daughter was born, I knew how to be her mom. I had the girl thing down. I was an... Continue Reading →

Failing Failure

"Those of us who belong to the Anointed One have crucified our old lives and put to death the flesh and all the lusts and desires that plague us." ~Galatians 5:24 Six days into a new eating plan and I botch it big time. I should be over this... the eating emotionally. That was something... Continue Reading →

Measured

1 John 5:1  "Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has become a child of God.  And everyone who loves the Father loves His children too." Luke 9:48  "Then He said to them, 'whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me welcomes the One who sent me.  For... Continue Reading →

Trusting

You took so long, patiently and painstakingly, to build my trust in You.  Over the years, from my earliest childhood days until now, You’ve never once asked me to prove myself or to earn anything from You.  Instead, You have stood still as I’ve inched closer… drawn in by the zingy sent of salt… curious…... Continue Reading →

What I wish people Understood: I can’t praise away sorrow, and I don’t want to.

I won’t always cry.  But sometimes, sadness and loneliness just need to be felt.  They are the truest expressions of faith in God’s ability to meet me where I’m at. Disappointment, regret, loss… these things can’t simply be prayed away, cast out or replaced with praises and singing.  They are real life companions for anyone... Continue Reading →

Known

Isaiah 45:5-6  "I am the Lord; there is no other God.  I have equipped you for battle, though you don't even know me, so all the world from the east to the west will know there is no other God.  I am the Lord, and there is no other." Psalm 100:3  "Know that the Lord... Continue Reading →

Honor

It's something I've been learning a lot about lately. Honor looks at a person and says, "I disagree with your choices, behavior, words, and/or actions, but I will think highly of you, show you respect in my tone and word choices as well as to continually speak highly of you to others."  It does not... Continue Reading →

Pain: Nemesis or Mentor? Pt. 3

"Lean into the pain..." I hear it... whispers... echoes of a voice I trust. lean into the pain... pain is the intersection where life and death meet, and we get to choose which road we will travel.  What will we let die and what will we nurture to life when we experience pain? Pain is... Continue Reading →

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