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
Dear Friends, Welcome back! If you have never been before, take some time and peek around. You can stay as long as you like. Today I start classes at the Asheville Christian Writer’s Conference, but I wanted to leave you all with a note before my weekend got crazy. I am writing with a full … Continue reading A Letter to My Readers
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!
The tightrope loosened. I did not need to be so careful. Marriage is the answer to loneliness and a heart’s aching for love. In fact, I had moments I could do acrobats on the tightrope. Surges of confidence in who I was as a woman. Actual joy with knowing I was chosen by a man … Continue reading The Lion and The Tightrope, 2 of 3