Is it in people, your family, your friends? How about your pastor or your church? The only place our hope should be is in Christ. For years I put my hope in people. First it was my parents. They got divorced. Then it was in my grandparents. They passed away. Then it was in my … Continue reading Where is Your Hope?
Circumstances and choices, can lead us to conclusions about life. Hopefully, after we struggle for a while these conclusions or lessons make us better and or stronger. I have heard, "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." But I have also heard, "Our experiences can either make us or break us." What If you come … Continue reading Taking My Life Back
The very thing I find myself missing about my sense of home as a kid is the simple quiet routine of life, but the very thing that terrifies me in the now as a grown up is the simple quiet routine of my life. I am not sure why, but when someone else is leading, … Continue reading Setting the Stage
There has been many times in my life where I thought I could do something or that maybe I could change something or someone, and I would try my hardest to be better or do better for the cause, but over the years I have finally come to see that in some cases there is … Continue reading There is Nothing we Can do…
I wonder if you knew how much I'd learn from you? From a little girl to a grown woman I watched you carefully. You took great care in each day to do what needed to be done. I watched as you did all your work. You made it look effortless. In the summer till the … Continue reading I Wonder if You Knew
"Happy Birthday Mommy! You are half way to 80!" Said my eleven year old daughter. "Thank you?" I think. I turned the big 40 last year, and some of my friends told me it was different than all the other birthdays, so I was excited to find out what it meant for me. I am … Continue reading The Great Abide
And as we settle into the life we were meant to live, we begin to trust ourselves to be who we really are. The process unravels our fears and doubts exposing our true self.