What are you grounded in? When someone asks you that, what comes to mind? Your spouse? Your children? Your hobbies? Your friends? The list could go on and on…but the only solid and lasting answer to that is Christ. If you nourish your roots anywhere else but in the Savior and his sacrifice, you will always end up… Continue reading Are Your Roots Surfacing?
It has been exactly 30 days since my last post. Why? The same reason we always give … life. No but really, it WAS life. The thing is, I know better than to let it pull me away from my faith. I am no stranger to trials and storms; I have been walking through them… Continue reading 30 Days of Thirsty
Why ... Why do we do things? Why do we go places? Why do we think about certain things? Why do we want the things we want? Those are all questions we ask ourselves from time to time, but how often do we revisit and reevaluate them? They change, you know. As we progress. As… Continue reading Revisit and Revaluate Your Why …
If you are new here ... welcome to my relaunch! If you have been around awhile, welcome back! You will notice a lot of changes with the first being the bright and positive theme colors. What better way to get to know me than to peek inside my heart and head; and what's in there… Continue reading New Look, More Content, Same Purpose!
The winds are swirling. The darkness looms like a shadow-ridden plague. The air feels cold and still. It is a storm. Not necessarily a tangible one that you can feel with your fingertips, taste with your tongue and feel with your senses. This is a spiritual and emotional cyclone—the kind that makes you want to… Continue reading The Light Of Jesus During The Dark Of The Storm
I took this photo on my way home from work yesterday. I have a 45-minute commute each way and with the newly changing season, along with sunset commencing a little bit later each week, I am able to see the majesty of it as I drive home each evening. It always feels as if I… Continue reading Don’t Forget To Look Up
That number. That is the number in my bank account this very second. That is the amount of funds available to carry myself and my three children for one more week with food, gas, and other necessities. That is the number of a woman who only gets paid once per month and tries to stretch… Continue reading When $42.42 Is Enough
To say I am an emotional person is an understatement. I have always worn my heart on my sleeve and it shows in my eyes, face and mannerisms. Being emotional in and of itself is not necessarily a bad thing. It means you are human. It means you feel. It means you have a compassionate… Continue reading Emotionally Wanting
Often when we think of heartache, we associate it with disobedience. You do something wrong or off course, and you could end up with some not so pretty results and consequences. While this is true, what I am talking about today is the heartache associated with actually being obedient. We often think that being obedient… Continue reading Messy Obedience
2018 brought a lot more challenges than I was prepared for. Some deep heartache. Some feelings of worthlessness, fear, instability, and a whole host of other emotions. A lot of illness and time away from work. And finally a diagnosis that will affect me for the rest of my life and that I am struggling… Continue reading Fresh Focus 2019