My Heart Finally Grew Up

My Heart Finally Grew Up

If I had a dollar for every time I heard how different I looked in the last six months, I’d be on my way to being a solid millionairefollow. I usually reply with thanks or I’m just happy. While it’s much deeper than that, I go with it for the sake of time. I had a...
Choosing God’s Way

Choosing God’s Way

I have encountered a number of people over the last few days that have put me in an awkward position.  Not intentionally.  I knew it would get to this point but I wanted to be sensitive to God’s timing.  I felt prompted to write about it tonight after something...
Not My Monkey, Not My Zoo!!

Not My Monkey, Not My Zoo!!

I’ve watched people who have hurt me move on with their lives as if nothing happened. They left me struggling to pick up the pieces from their damage for years. Until one day I developed this theory while begging God to take the pain away: Hurt me once, shame on...
The Art of Forgiveness

The Art of Forgiveness

“It’s the hardest thing to give away And the last thing on your mind today It always goes to those that don’t deserve”  Lyrics by Matthew West I remember when this song was released.  I was in my car driving home crying while I listened to it play over the...
You Make Me Brave

You Make Me Brave

I have been listening to the song You Make Me Brave over and over again.  I’ve never seen a force with a stronger grip that can keep us more bound up than fear.  It is as crippling, as it is paralyzing.  I’ve been writing a lot……….nothing...
Encouragement for the Divorced

Encouragement for the Divorced

I’ve been engaged in an interesting discussion about a sensitive topic today started by a Facebook friend.  It’s one of the things I appreciate the most about social media. Various opinions given by people whose perceptions and beliefs have been shaped by their own...