The secret shame of depression... It's cold, wet, dark, and dreary. The wind is not gentle but feels assaulting as the raindrops splatter against my face. It's unrelenting. I cannot seem to move as my duck boots are stuck in the sinking mud. My feet feel heavy as led, along with my heart ... Read More about The Secret Shame of Depression: offering hope to the hurting
Teetering between faith and uncertainty... It seems as though we have been in a season of uncertainty. We humans don't care for uncertainty much do we? We like a clear plan, lists that work out, assurance of security. Normally, I will wait until I'm on the other side of whatever hurt or ... Read More about When You Find Yourself Teetering Between Faith and Uncertainty
You're supposed to be my safe place!" My six year old screamed, as she ran away from me. She had been holding something in her hands and I asked her to give it to me. She refused. In that moment I thought, "oh no not today! You are not going to win this one little girl!" Instead of allowing ... Read More about to the mom who struggles with being a safe place
I am not the kind of writer that can sit down at a certain time every day with beautiful words to say. I have learned to dance with the Spirit, waiting sometimes for weeks for a word from God, and then I write like a madwoman for days on end. I sensed the Lord telling me to put some ... Read More about ABANDONED BY LOVE?
In light of recent events, this post is born out of great heartache and sadness. Recently, I have seen people throwing daggers into one another's hearts, with the only intention to wound and destroy, as though there isn't enough destruction in the world already. I asked myself over and over why ... Read More about WHAT IF…