The people we surround ourselves with play a huge part in helping us discern who we are in God. So when those comments come rolling in (positive or negative), we can feel confident in keeping them in perspective. But how do we know who our foes, fans, and friends really are? … Continue readingFoes, Fans, and Friends – Discerning Opinions and Dominions
“Collateral damage—is that all I am, adrift in the wreckage of your sleight of hand? Is there a reason why I can’t heal, I can’t heal?” (Collateral Damage – Levv) Ugly. A word that looks and sounds like its own definition. Ugly, repulsive, vile, offensive, … Continue readingCollateral damage- Ugly
There have been many times in my life that I have felt like I was a ship at sea struggling against the storm, wondering where land and safety might be. The storm raging around me, I was lost. The waves crashing again and again, I … Continue readingThe Importance of Friendship
I crawled into the bed with Kristi and we lay together all afternoon talking and laughing. We talked about everything under the sun- our childhoods, our hopes and dreams, our disappointments, homeschooling, our faith, our husbands, our children, and her cancer. It’s been a year … Continue readingFaith in Suffering; Kristi’s Gift to All of Us
Today is the feast day of St. Martha. Most of us know her from the Bible story of Mary and Martha. Jesus came to visit and while Mary sat at Jesus’ feet, Martha hurried around trying to make things perfect for her guest. When she … Continue readingOh Martha!