5 Truths for Discouragement

5 Truths for Discouragement

There’s pain in my chest tonight. I first called it stress. Then I called it hurt. Then disappointment. Then discouragement. Then, I realized it’s all of those things–the things a mother feels for her child, only a little deeper. Perhaps a lot...
4 Things When Asking God, Where Are You?

4 Things When Asking God, Where Are You?

“God, where are you?” were the first words that came from my mouth. I laid on the floor, crying, pouring out the anguish inside. I knew God was with me, but in the moment He felt absent. While I’d been drawing close to Him, His Presence was void....
7 Steps for Dealing with Anger

7 Steps for Dealing with Anger

Anger is an emotion I’ve struggled with over my lifetime. Do you ever struggle with anger? As a child, I got angry when I didn’t feel heard, when I felt no one took me seriously or when my feelings weren’t validated. As the youngest, the way I got my...
10 Ways To Simplify During The Holidays

10 Ways To Simplify During The Holidays

Another holiday has come and gone. A good holiday. One full of gratitude, family, and thanksgiving. How was your holiday? I hope it was a day on which you could give thanks. The holiday season usually causes me angst. I like the lights of Christmas, but I don’t...
When You Just Want To See Jesus

When You Just Want To See Jesus

It’s only Tuesday. My kids started school. Robin Williams took his life. A friend buried a baby. All night I’ve been listening to Sandy Patti’s “We Shall Behold Him” because I was ushered into the presence of Jesus today during the...