Instagram Mom, Please Stop

Instagram Mom, Please Stop

I came across this beautiful photo (of which I’ve cropped) on my Instagram feed last night. It’s beautiful. Everything is propped and proportioned so meticulously. The colors are beautiful and the caption is great.  But it broke my heart. Actually, the...
4 Ways to Deal With Hurt

4 Ways to Deal With Hurt

Hurt is something we’ve all experienced. My first memory of being physically hurt was falling and cutting my lip on a metal toolbox when I was three. I still have the scar. My first memory of being emotionally hurt was when, as the youngest, an older sibling called me...
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....
Waiting for Heaven and A Giveaway!

Waiting for Heaven and A Giveaway!

The following is a guest post by author Heather Gillis. She’s a new friend I met at the Speak Up Conference 2015. I’ve asked her to share about her beyond-the-storybook-image mom story, which is filled with hope. Comment on the story below to enter a...