How often have you thought your story did NOT matter? How often have you heard someone tell their testimony only to then discount your own? It is heartbreaking how often we think our stories do not matter. That we think we are not qualified to speak on anything. That we have not reached some proverbial distance in our journey that qualifies us to share our stories. The truth is we do a … [Read more...] about Your Story Matter
Have you ever thought to thank God for the struggles in your life? This idea of making a list of struggles and thanking God for them caught me a bit off guard until, I realized the struggles are what shape our character in life. The struggles help us to grow and become stronger. Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble? -Job 2:10 It is easy for us to accept good from above, … [Read more...] about A Thankful Heart
The path to becoming whole, authentic and free is one many have traveled before me. I am certain I am not the first nor the last women in my mid-thirties who is finally feeling like myself. Sounds weird but, I feel like I have been searching for me since my adolescence. Who I thought I was had been defined by my family, friends and up bringing. The majority of my adolescence was spent in the … [Read more...] about Renewed
Release. verb: allow or enable to escape from confinement; set free. noun: the action or process of releasing or being released. This year I have released: -My first devotional book. -My expectations on myself, my husband, my son and others. -My dream of having another baby. -My sense of obligation to making certain people happy. -My weight issues. -My addiction. … [Read more...] about One Final Release
There are days I want to quit. There are morning I wake up and just want to not be plagued with all the side effects of polycystic ovarian syndrome. There are moments of doubt and frustration. There are times I feel like I am losing control of all my emotions and feelings. There are days that giving up sounds like a good plan. But, when I look back and I think about why I started: … [Read more...] about Faith Over Fear
I am good at hiding out! I tend to be an introvert who gets her super powers from being alone. There is nothing wrong with hiding out unless you are hiding and wishing you could live. Do you ever catch yourself watching others live wishing you could have what they have or do what they do? Do you catch yourself scrolling through the highlights of others lives and wish it was you NOT … [Read more...] about Start Living.