At the end of the sermon Pastor J asked if any one who was experiencing a "set back" or a hinderance to just step forward. I can't tell you how many people went forward because my focus was God and being tired of the battles I've faced. The storms just come, winds just come and… Continue reading Going Forward
Another day. Another task. Another assignment. They all pile up and I sit here crying. I'm not crying because I'm overwhelmed, however that would be easy enough. I'm crying because my heart is breaking for a loved one losing a parent. I'm crying because I am overjoyed that I have a family that I… Continue reading Crying
On the way to church today, the enemy did everything to slow me down. I over slept, followed by a whole host of "time suckers", including my hair dryer suddenly overheating to the point it wouldn't work. I finally get on the road to church knowing I am going to be extremely late, but… Continue reading Distractions – Do not touch!
Hannah- The story of Hannah can be found in 1 Samuel 1 & 2. Hannah's Backstory: She was one of Elkanah's 2 wives and he loved Hannah dearly. At the beginning of this story, the other wife (Peninnah) had all the children. Year after year, Hannah would take her sacrifice to the Lord and pray… Continue reading Mighty Women of God – Hannah
"Live by Grace not perfection" author unknown. I am not sure who said this however I know it resonates with me every time I read it. It resonated with me differently a couple of months ago than it does today. Today, I am struggling with the feeling that I have nothing going "right". Why is… Continue reading Grace vs Perfection
The invitation is waiting.... So let me set the stage for how this came to me. It is a time of prayer and fasting at church. As a family, the boys and I have given up social media, television, almost all electronics; in an effort to remove distractions. So if I'm not reading the Bible,… Continue reading Invitation Waiting
How do we get into ruts? How do we get out of them? Ruts look different for everyone. For me right now my routine is, sleep until the very last minute (7ish), rush the boys to school, rush home, jump to work, watch some TV middle of the day so my mind will stop for… Continue reading Ruts