“Mommy,” she sniffed, “That little girl doesn’t want to play with me. She told me to go away! I was just trying to make a new friend…” my three-year-old trailed off with tears in her voice as she sat on my knee at our local play place. My mother heart broke at the rejection… Continue reading How to let Hope move your feet, instead of fear.
You know that feeling, when you chest feels tight and your head feels numb? Where your thoughts run in sluggish circles, even while your heart is hammering away in your chest like a race horse. I felt like a scrooge, or like one of Shakespeare’s over dramatic heroes as I pulled onto the highway, glaring… Continue reading “Courage, dear heart.”
It seemed to come out of no where; this morning over the breakfast table. She remembered something they had been talking about in her class at church last Sunday. She burst out, “Mommy, I don’t like it when Jesus dies.” Like such an immediate answer to my weary heart at the breakfast table; that statement… Continue reading He Knows you in your Friday season
My feet have left the ledge. It’s not the ledge I thought it was either; though I know it was the one I was waiting for regardless. I’ve prayed many times the fateful prayer, that God would teach me to become fearless, by faith. He has faithfully answered. The day after I wrote my last… Continue reading Baking Bread
Hey all! I’ve been working on something for you this past week, and truthfully I’ve been working on it a lot longer than that. So head on over to my NEW about page, now entitled, Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist. And stay tuned for my next post, Ten things Every Perfectionist should Know. In His… Continue reading Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist
So I’m the writer who keeps talking about quitting writing. I’m an enigma; a mystery to myself and others at times. I vacillate between deciding to pursue writing with such purpose and intention that I scare myself and how much my life might change, and then I reel it back to almost nothing. Where I… Continue reading Unglamorous…is that even a word?
“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.” Proverbs 1:7 I don’t fear God enough. I’ve probably known that to be true, somewhere deep down in my heart, for most of my life. I cannot really imagine what it will be like to stand before him one day,… Continue reading The Fear of the LORD