Lighthouse

I recently received a comment from someone feeling absolutely spiritually exhausted. I read their thoughts and it brought hot stinging tears to my eyes and it made my heart hurt. I think what surprised me the most was a comment asking, “How do you stay positive? Praising God seems to come naturally for you, why … More Lighthouse

Talent Scouts

When I was in 2nd grade, I had a crazy teacher. I mean really crazy. She had a hot temper and no skill with kids. I still remember her unhinged screaming while her eyes were huge and her finger was waving in a kid’s face. She would tell our class we weren’t gonna pass 2nd … More Talent Scouts

Blessed by The Best

I was listening to a friend of mine talk yesterday. She was talking about a great burden she carries in her life. It had brought her down and through some very dark times. This burden couldn’t be remedied by any power within her. She had talked to a counselor about the difficulty and he asked … More Blessed by The Best

The dung hill.

Here is a family pic. I’m on the left, that’s my hardworking husband on the right. Okay okay…not really. Sometimes it does feel like this though… Psalms 113:7 He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill; Well…that’s real good news! I am in some dung. I had … More The dung hill.

Alice in Worryland

I have a, “What if,” rabbit hole that I fall into sometimes. I fall down that rabbit hole when I start worrying about things I can’t control but for some reason can’t let go of.  I feel like most days I feel peace, but inevitably a day sneaks up on me when all the worries … More Alice in Worryland

Humble Pie

Humility is the superhighway to God’s heart. Humility is the vein within the stories that encourage my faith the most. Let me explain. Peter’s shame in sinking as he attempted with all of his heart to follow Jesus. David lusted, committed adultery, pretty much committed 2nd degree murder…and he was loved so much by God. … More Humble Pie