Ya'll, I'm a visual person. Sometimes when I'm letting my fears hold me back, a picture pops into my brain. Please humor me here, but this is a glimpse of what I see sometimes. I have a feeling I'm not alone. You have a goal. You have a dream. You feel a calling. But, fear… Continue reading Fear vs. Confidence-And The Winner Is…..
It's a common misconception that because someone is a "Christian", a "born again believer", a "________", whatever you want to call those of us who have a relationship with Jesus Christ, that we are perfect. That we are trying to be perfect. That we are holding others to a standard of perfect. Perfect. I loathe… Continue reading I Have A Confession To Make
"Come mothers and fathers Throughout the land And don’t criticize What you can’t understand Your sons and your daughters Are beyond your command Your old road is rapidly agin’ Please get out of the new one if you can’t lend your hand For the times they are a-changin’" Bob Dylan. 1964 Wow. Do you think… Continue reading The Times They Are A Changing
Have you ever felt like you were losing your mind? Like...losing your flipping mind!! Shortly after my first child was born, I found myself back in the work place. I had just taken 6 glorious weeks to be home with my newborn baby. We rocked. We ate. I sang. He cried. We walked. … Continue reading You Are Tougher Than You Think
Our son was around the age of 4. Sitting in the shopping cart in our local Walmart, long legs dangling, as he smiled and spoke to every single person within ear shot. Yes, he was friendly then and he is friendly now at 22. After hearing him politely ask over and over… Continue reading Just Go Home
What once was alive, is now dead. Ponder that for a moment. Maybe it describes you. rebirth, regeneration, rejuvenation, renewal, reutilization, resurrection...revival. Do you long for these things? "...I will put breath in you, and you will come to life. Then you will know that I am the Lord.’” Ezekiel 37:6b… Continue reading Dry Bones
I was recently explaining to my husband why I had spent money on a purchase for our home “just because” in a tone that screamed “I KNOW I SHOULDN’T SPEND THIS MONEY!”. My husband shook his head, clearly upset that I felt like I had to justify why I would splurge on myself. I think what he… Continue reading Shutting the Door on Unnecessary Guilt