I have a friend who I sometimes forget that she has gone through some pretty tough challenges. She is one of the most successful people that I know who constantly goes after what she loves. You see no remnant of her past hurt, pain, disappointment, or frustration. You only seem to see joy. Her ability … More Fuel Your Faith
Genesis 25:29-33 Now Jacob cooked a stew; and Esau came in from the field, and he was weary. And Esau said to Jacob, “Please feed me with that same red stew, for I am weary.” Therefore his name was called Edom. But Jacob said, “Sell me your birthright as of this day.” And Esau said, “Look, I am about to die; so what is this birthright to … More What are you sacrificing in your desperation?
Matthew 6:26 Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? A few years ago I worked for a healthcare organization in a union position that was beginning to do layoffs. I was … More You Can Let It Go! God’s Got It!
Why is it that with everything that is meant to help you there is someone that tries to make you feel bad for your decisions? I know that I compare addiction to church a lot but this one couldn’t be more of an overt comparison if I have ever seen one. First forgive me that … More Stop Charging the Present with Past Choices
I don’t usually write on Sundays but today is an exception. I attended an awesome writer’s workshop yesterday that gave me so much insight and perspective of what it really takes to produce, market, and sell a book. I was reminded of some things that I have read or researched but it also taught me … More Keep Dreaming – My Tribute
I’m so excited about a lot of things that I could almost burst. I have a relationship with God and it seemed ok I guess but this morning I think we just went to the next level. I believe that I heard God this morning about several things regarding writing and the meeting that I … More Excited
This morning on my way to drop off my child there was an unexpected detour on the street. Frustrated with this detour from my little shortcut I proceeded southbound on the next street that had a “Do Not Enter” sign at the end of the street. My only option was to go in the opposite … More Just a One Way the Wrong Way
I’ve been struggling with something for a while now. I feel like the more progress that I make in this particular area of my life the more I fall short. I take 1 step forward and then I fall 2 steps backward so today I prayed. My prayer was specific. Lord send me clear instruction in … More Answered Prayer Through the Message
I get why some people don’t want to grow up. Making decisions about things that you would rather not make is hard. If I am still a child or act like one no one will blame me for being “wishy washy” with my decisions. I had to make a tough decision today and quite frankly I … More Growing Up
As private as I am, I didn’t realize how much I would enjoy my support groups. It is absolutely wonderful having a place where I can voice my concerns about my challenges and triumphs and know that someone else understands. It is comforting to know that someone has felt or is feeling the same way … More Support Groups