These last few days I’ve been attending a Christian writing conference called the Declare conference. This year the theme was Get Your Hopes Up. Where do I even begin? I am undone. Overwhelmed. Inspired. But most of all I am hopeful about the future of the writing journey the Lord has me on. Honestly, I … Continue reading Get Your Hopes Up
Have you ever tried to prevent something from happening that you knew eventually would happen? I never plan on falling but I know eventually I will trip and fall–it’s just going to happen. I’ll never forget falling out of the car in the church parking lot when I was a kid and having to get … Continue reading When Life Trips You Up, Get Up and Keep On Going!
"You’re such a burden to your parents. You can’t even do anything with your life. You won’t ever drive. You’ll have to depend on someone else for the rest of your life, do you really want that?" Ten years ago, these were the lies the devil had permeated throughout my mind every day I would … Continue reading Love A Cheater With Suicidal Thoughts?
This past week my parents and I were at Silver Dollar City. My dad and I had been on a few roller coasters that morning, but when we got off this particular roller coaster there was a kind-looking gentleman just staring at me as I sat in my wheelchair drinking water. We all noticed that … Continue reading Why I Don’t Let the Stares Bother Me?
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…