Finding Purpose in Our Scars

"Well, that will leave a mark!!" Have you ever injured yourself and thought or said those words to yourself immediately following?  It's no fun.  Pain that has been inflicted on us, whether intentionally or not, leaves a mark. Here's what Merriam Webster says about it: MARK -an impression (as a scratch, scar, or stain) made… Continue reading Finding Purpose in Our Scars

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Finding Strength Through Intimacy

Have you ever needed to talk to someone to get something off your chest and your spouse or bff just weren't going to satisfy that need?  Ever felt like no one really knows you?  At least not all of you? We crave it. We were built for it. We need it. Intimacy. 1:  a state… Continue reading Finding Strength Through Intimacy

The Choice is Yours

 “I have the right to do anything,” you say—but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”—but not everything is constructive. " I Corinthians 10:23   When my children were really small, they had to do whatever in the world I told them too.  Get in the car.  Get in the bath.  Stay… Continue reading The Choice is Yours

Keep Your Sword Sharp, Ready For Battle

  Have you ever had a dream that was so real that there was actual truth to it?  A dream where you knew even in the dream that God was in it.  In the story, in the lesson learned and in the thoughts that lingered once you woke up?   That's the kind of dream… Continue reading Keep Your Sword Sharp, Ready For Battle

I Have A Confession To Make

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

Dry Bones

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