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 Failing Failure

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 Measured

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 Honor

Pain; Nemesis or Mentor? pt. 2

Going into my 4th pregnancy, the words of my last delivery nurse rang through my head. I had labored with and delivered my 3rd baby in under 2 hours without an epidural, and the sense of accomplishment and power that fete gave me was a high I still felt.  I was determined to repeat that … Continue reading Pain; Nemesis or Mentor? pt. 2

Life After Forgiveness pt. 2

I remember my grandpa, a retired anesthesiologist, once telling me that pain is an important part of the body healing itself.  That after a surgery, pain management is vital.  Keeping a patient comfortable so they can move around is important for their recovery post op.  However, there comes a point when the pain meds actually … Continue reading Life After Forgiveness pt. 2

Right or Best

Perspective is everything. I am all I've got when it comes to seeing the world around me, unless I am willing to open myself up to seeing things through the perspectives of others. This works both ways though. I'm learning something new about myself.  Opening my mind up to a new way of thinking; a … Continue reading Right or Best

She Is Wise

A fool never delights in true knowledge but only wants to express what's on his mind. Proverbs 18:2 My ears were burning.  They were trying to whisper in low tones, just two lockers away from mine... but my name was as obvious as if they'd been shouting.  I glanced over at them, thinking they were talking to me. … Continue reading She Is Wise