Have you ever had a disagreement with someone that ended with you feeling like less? I recall a situation not too long ago between me and a colleague. This person became extremely upset, and began to speak down to me. Instead of responding by speaking … Continue readingI Pick Me: Responding with Love
Endorsing My Sins Do you talk about your sins? I think the gut reaction is, “of course not!” At least, that’s what the gut reaction is for me. But my gut reaction…might have been wrong. I thought that I was fairly clear-cut about sin. Sins … Continue readingTalking About Sin
I believed that with my whole being, but what were His grand plans for me? In reality, He has chipped away at my ideas of greatness and perfection for the better part of 50 years and He continues to chip away. … Continue readingThat I Might Be Perfected in Him
Have you ever had that moment of panic when someone shows up at your door unexpectedly? You invite the guest in- while your eyes and hands move quickly to remove any personal or slightly embarrassing items that may be commented on. You catch the dirty … Continue readingDon’t Come In Yet, It’s A Mess!
I’ve battled some serious anxiety in my life. I was diagnosed with extreme anxiety at one point. I suffered from shaky hands, heavy chest, shortness of breath, blisters on my palms, itchy skin and numbness. I know anxiety. The people around me could vouch that I … Continue readingAnxiety is the devil