"She probably just likes me better..." the owner of the ultra sound boutique said. It took a minute to register who that "she" was referring to... She? I'm having a she?! In that moment, a brief wave of panic washed over me. Right up until they handed us the print outs with pictures of our … Continue reading Girl Mom (to be…)
So, last week, I was not really living out freedom, satisfaction, and abundance. I found myself swallowed in fear, anxiety, doubt, depression, and honestly, came to moments I questioned my sanity. One day last week, I even had a meltdown...one of major proportions. Anger, anxiety, and self-hatred like I hadn't felt in a long, long … Continue reading I Have a Confession…
Even Perspective... Perhaps, especially perspective. When we focus on negatives or lack or weaknesses: what needs to get done ways we fall short roles we are unable to fill jobs we don't get accomplished things we wish we had but don't fear/anxiety Any of these and more, we get self-centered, we get tunnel vision trying … Continue reading Gratitude Changes Everything
Over on my personal blog, I had written some things recently that may be helpful for some in ministry or helping professions, when looking at things like depression, anxiety, and burn-out, either in ourselves or our clients. As I step out in faith, and grow in the direction of focusing on these areas, I wanted … Continue reading Recent Thoughts
My love works with a missions organization that serves on college campuses. Now that we are joining lives, I will also be a part of this ministry. Which is great, because college age students happen to be one of my favorites to work with, in life and in ministry. Tuesday night, we were at a … Continue reading Comparison
One of my greatest goals is to help others recognize their own value. Because, somewhere along the way, I have realized: When you recognize your own value, it gets harder to allow others to devalue you. This is something I am currently walking through, recognizing what I can bring to the table. Recognizing my value … Continue reading Value
I don't know what Esther felt when she stood before the King's door, knowing going in could cost her her life. I don't know what she felt, exactly, when she said: "...if I perish, I perish" - Esther 4:16 I don't know what Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego were feeling facing the fire, standing strong in … Continue reading When the World Burns
"Nothing catches God off guard" While catching up on daily work for the Women's Bible study I'm in, this captured me. Something I've heard a million & one times before. But, tonight, I think I needed a reminder. NOTHING catches God off guard - - not even my heartache He's known it all from the beginning. So, … Continue reading He’s Loving Me Through It All
Soften me, remove the callouses that are developing on my heart...
I believe I will see lives around me changed. I believe I will see my own life changed...I believe people around me will realize the power of His faithfulness, and that all I have been through will be for His glory...This.Is.The.Time.