First of all, I’m not writing this to get pity or get anyone's advice on this topic. I want to tell you what has helped me after I learned this new information. I had a hard conversation with my mom recently about if I ever get married could or should I have kids? My mom … Continue reading My God Will Always Be Enough!
Have you ever planned something and it doesn’t go the way you thought it would go? Well, this past week I went to a singles retreat in Texas called the Live Boldly Retreat. I was hoping and praying that I wouldn’t get a cold while I was there because colds make my mouth tight and … Continue reading Finding Unlimited Grace At The Live Boldly Retreat
Sitting in church sounds really easy and simple, something I can do. But I’ve sat in numerous church services over the years and it has been difficult to sit still when my body has a mind of its own. When I was a kid my teeth used to grind or tongue would thrust out. Now … Continue reading Why Do I Even Go To Church?🤔
We all know the classic verses in Lamentations 3. “It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 But when Jeremiah wrote the first seventeen verses in chapter three, he is in a dark and discouraging place. … Continue reading Before I Wrote The Words “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” I Wrote…
This week we have a special guest post written by Sindy Brown, my mom. I hope you’ll be blessed by this post. If it’s happened once, it’s happened a hundred times. This past Sunday morning, it happened again. Our faithful chauffeur, my husband and my daughter’s dad, drops us off at the door of our … Continue reading Through The Eyes Of A Misty Eyed Mom
I was listening to an interview last week on the Live Inspired podcast, when Michele Cushatt was talking about how she made a list of what she’d lost after battling cancer in her tongue three times. She talked about how she looked at that extremely long list and just grieved over what she had lost. … Continue reading What Are You Grieving Over?
In Lysa Terkeurst’s book, “It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered,” she writes an allegory called, “Upside Down.” When I first heard it I bawled through the whole thing because I could relate to having a life that is upside down. A couple of my favorite phrases … Continue reading “Upside Down” Encouragement
The last time I’ve gone up to welcome and introduce myself to a visitor at my church, she looked at me confused and said, “That’s nice. Did you get a new phone?” One of my friends came up and explained, “You have to read her phone, she’s telling you something.” Then the lady understood that … Continue reading What’s Your Excuse?
This year I’m turning twenty-six. I’m kinda struggling with it because that’s the age my parents were when I got sick and my mom was pregnant my younger sister, Anna. Obviously my parents’ life experiences aren’t the same as mine. I still can’t help but think, “What if...?” What if I never had gotten sick … Continue reading Press Toward The Mark, Because His Mercy Endureth Forever.
Stretching ourselves to do things we have never done can be difficult at times. I have been stretching myself the past few months at art lessons. I had this bright idea to draw and paint my self-portrait. Go ahead, you can laugh now! Fun fact: people are the hardest to draw and paint. But I … Continue reading Working Through The Processes Of Life