I understand there are real victims in the world and those people should get justice for the unjust acts they’ve gone through. But there are others who have a victim mentality. “A victim mentality is an acquired personality trait in which a person tends to recognize or consider themselves as a victim of the negative … Continue reading Not A Victim Of Dystonia 🙋🏻♀️
After listening twice to the late Elisabeth Elliot’s newest book, “Suffering Is Never For Nothing,” I was in awe at the rich and honest content. I had read “Through Gates of Splendor” years ago. This new book was compiled from a set of CDs of Elisabeth’s teachings on “Suffering Is Never For Nothing” by a … Continue reading Highlights From “Suffering Is Never For Nothing”
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?