Lysa Terkhurst's book, It's Not Supposed to Be This Way reminds me that our trials are not just troubles along the way. God intends for us to learn and grow from those tough times. Looking Back I thought about the recent struggles our family has been going through the past 5 years. I would rather … Continue reading Looking Back Can Direct You Forward
It's Friday. Time to join the crew at Five Minute Friday and write on a prompt. Prompt: Weak Weakness image provided by Kate Motaung at Five Minute Friday This post was originally published in 2018 on Leaving a Legacy, [GGMANDY dot COM and linked up on the Five-minute Friday Link-up. Each time he said, “My … Continue reading I Boast In My Weakness ~ In Christ I Am Strong
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
Comfort Spiritually, when we think of comfort, we probably think of consoling someone in their grief or loss. And this would be something that we naturally do. We also think of how God comforts us through our sorrows. But let's think for a moment about how much comfort we should expect to receive. As Christians, … Continue reading Does God Comfort Us to Make us Comfortable?
Easter, for me, has always been a great day of celebration. A day of basking in the joy of the resurrection. But this year, it was different. You see, life has changed a lot for our family recently. Easter 2015, my husband was pastoring a church as he had been for nearly 40 years. Our children … Continue reading A Different Kind of Easter