I stood there confused before our two boys as they each wove their own tale about what caused their most recent altercation.
When I'm working out- I also work out my mind. I work out the hurt and the pain these last years have brought in my life. I workout forgiveness toward myself- for unhealthy coping mechanisms that kept me stuck for so long. I workout experiencing those low points and how now I have a deeper … Continue reading Working out My Hurts and Pain
My experience of love these past two years has been heartbreaking. But when I look back- it’s the areas that broke my heart that taught me the most. Broken Expectations Broken expectations leave a person left with what remains. And what remains is the truth, no matter how painful that truth may be. Often in … Continue reading What Can We Learn From a Broken Heart?
VALUE noun. - the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something. This post is inspired by the PROMPT: VALUE from Kate Motaung and the Five Minute Friday crew. The challenge is to write for five minutes. No editing. I encourage you to go to the link-up and read what others … Continue reading What Has True Value in this Life
God's Faithfulness "I have heard all about You, Lord, and I am filled with awe by the amazing things you have done. In this time of our deep need, begin again to help us, as You did in years gone by. Show us Your power to save us."-Habakkuk 3:2 NLT Too many times, we feel … Continue reading Feeling Far from God?
Good, Good Father A while back I attended an online conference, we sang Chris Tomlin's Good, Good Father. I had never heard the song before. I liked it. It seemed a good way to start. By the end, it was personal. You see ... I have always struggled with who I am. My name means worthy … Continue reading Believing in Who I Am
Are you feeling loved today? Consider Roman's 8:38 What can come between us and the love of God’s Anointed? Can troubles, hardships, persecution, hunger, poverty, danger, or even death? The answer is, absolutely nothing. In this mean and evil world, it's hard to keep our hearts and souls from becoming singed by the fire. I … Continue reading Loved or Unloved – That is the Question
What does it take to achieve "the great life"? Psalm 81:8-16 I had a great life growing up. Wonderful Christian parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, you name it. A big dairy farm to grow up on. But I suffered from a poor self-esteem. I couldn't explain it, but although I could make a long list of … Continue reading How to Achieve a Great Life