"Then the Lord said to Moses, “Why are you crying out to me? Tell the people to move on." - Exodus 14:15 Last Sunday, I watched as my daughter played in the family room at church. While playing with a toy, a little girl pushed her aside, stood in her place and started playing. I… Continue reading Five Steps to Moving On
“Forget about what’s happened; don’t keep going over old history. Be alert, be present. I’m about to do something brand-new. It’s bursting out! Don’t you see it? There it is! I’m making a road through the desert..." - Isaiah 43:18-19 I was eight months pregnant and we were preparing for baby and moving to a… Continue reading Go Forward!
"The Lord will guide you continually, giving you water when you are dry and restoring your strength. You will be like a well-watered garden, like an ever-flowing spring." -Isaiah 58:11 I've had many people give me tidbits of unsolicited advice over the years. In fact, after having my daughter, it reached an all time high.… Continue reading Follow The Sunlight
con·scious·ly un·cou·ple /ˈkänSHəslē/ ˌənˈkəpəl/ "a proven process for lovingly completing a relationship that will leave you feeling whole and healed and at peace." Maybe all the signs were there. It’s a relationship you shouldn’t have gotten into in the first place - the guy, the friendship, the job, the business partnership, whatever. There are all… Continue reading Consciously Uncoupling
A group of women met last Friday night in a small room over grapes, cheese, crackers and oreos. Surrounded by both familiar and unfamiliar faces, each woman opened up about what they think it means to be emotionally healthy, the challenges of dealing with difficult people and how tough it is to 'toot our own… Continue reading Five Books That Changed Everything
“The LORD remembers us and will bless us…” -Psalms 115:12 It’s been 8 months since my baby girl has been earth-side. It’s been wonderful and challenging and, dare I say, sanctifying. With her arrival came overwhelming joy, along with tears, exhaustion, frustration, (mom) guilt and a gnawing feeling of inadequacy. It brought me away from… Continue reading Blessed Assurance
“Sir, do you remember me?” Hannah asked. “I am the very woman who stood here several years ago praying to the LORD. I asked the LORD to give me this boy, and he has granted my request.” - 1 Sam 1:26-27 I remember only one part of the dream. I was explaining something and… Continue reading Thank God It’s…