Why You Need To Let Go And Be Thankful

Why You Need To Let Go And Be Thankful

There are times God’s goodness is simple. And real. And overwhelming.  This morning I woke up in my bed at a place called home. A place I take for granted.  “Thank God if your kids are in your beds each night” I told the women I spoke to this weekend...
4 Tips Because Children Are Watching

4 Tips Because Children Are Watching

It’s been sobering in light of the recent national events to see how impacting words are. All across the nation people are using words in negative ways to hurt, divide and argue. We’ve been reminded how divisive words are, and how they influence those around us. I’ve...
When Love Is Hard

When Love Is Hard

It’s been a week of love. But sometimes, love is hard. Not the loving-someone-who-loves-you-back kind, but the loving-someone-who-doesn’t-reciprocate kind. Loving when you’ve been wounded, you’ve forgiven, and you desire genuine restoration.  But instead of...
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...
When God Removes Bitterness

When God Removes Bitterness

I learned something today. I sat in a room with forty other people and learned they weren’t so different from me. We worshipped God, shared honestly with each other, and worked towards a common goal.  Five years ago I would have never imagined I’d be part...