Before my story begins, a note to my readers: Whether you are here for the first time or have been visiting each week, my hope is that you find, hear, feel or see Jesus somewhere in these words. To a new follower, I recently said not every post will speak to you, but keep seeking! … Continue reading My First Sunrise Service in His Sun
Let this prayer soak into your soul. It is only if we live this life convicted will we make a difference!
May God bless you with a restless discomfort about easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may boldly apply the truth of Christ and love as he loved, from deep within your heart.
May God bless you with holy anger at injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people, so that you may work for peace, justice and freedom and demonstrate that true peace comes only in Christ.
May God bless you with the gift of tears to shed for those who suffer from pain, rejection, starvation, or the loss of all that they cherish, so that you might comfort them and, in so doing, point them to the Great Comforter, Jesus Christ, the only One who truly transforms sorrow into joy.
May God bless you with enough faith to believe that you really can make a difference in this world, so that you are able, with God’s grace in…
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Welcome to the place where I share my journey in this life. I am amazed daily at Our God and His power. The purpose for my writing is to glorify Him and to connect with others who experience struggle and need hope. In case you missed it, there is a contest going on right now. … Continue reading Navigating Through Self-Doubt
Praying as I walked, my eyes were drawn to these trees. They were twisted together, overlapping. I imagined they were holding hands. Each very different. One … bright green boasting life and hope. The other straggly and gray, needing his friend with more spirit. I understand trees don’t compare themselves to others … or do they? … Continue reading Connection not Comparison
Maybe the medical receptionist was rude. She said hello to everyone by name except you. Or perhaps you posted something on Facebook and not one person liked it. Then there are days it seems all the moms in the universe have peace, and you don’t. Like the trunk of a solid tree, my feet … Continue reading When Self Worth Suffers
Welcome! It’s been awhile since I felt laid back enough to have some fun here. I didn’t realize when I started blogging that each week I would be writing whatever stared at me in the mirror, wrinkles and all. Truth is I take my leading from Jesus during prayer. So sometimes I am as … Continue reading FBS Revisited: Celebrating Moms with Full Brains
The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. John 1:4, NLT Study Bible 2008 As you know, I just had a birthday. A short seven years ago, if Jesus’ name left my lips, it was profanity. “Jesus Christ” was an exclamation I often heard growing up, … Continue reading Jesus Saved Me, 3 of 3
Welcome my friend Terri Webster! I met Terri during a divine dinner at a writer's conference last year. It is such a gift from God to connect with other writers who have hearts for His Kingdom. Bio: Terri wrote "Markers for Single Moms: Finding God's Direction in the Chaos," available on Amazon. She wrote and … Continue reading I Said, YES!
Welcome here! Make yourself at home, peeking around and starting conversation if your heart leads. Overall, this post is a chronicle of blessings during a stressful day. For many years, I did not know what a blessing was. Without hope, it is hard to see those things that fall smack in our laps from heaven. … Continue reading Waiting Amidst the Medical Unknowns: Biopsy Blessings
Welcome Back! Today marks the beginning of our monthly guest posts to celebrate the Year of Story. I have the privilege of introducing my friend Mara Clements, a caring leader of women at MOPS and another group called Table. Her journey of freedom in the Lord is her blessing for us today: Bio: Mara’s passion is … Continue reading It is for Freedom