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Hope for When You Feel Like Giving Up On Life

Hope For When You Feel Like Giving Up On Life

I was ready to give up. My head hurts so bad. I started counting the cost. Not just the cost, but the worth. I begged the hospital staff to let me go because my family needed me. But then I got home and my…

February 15, 2018
Stepping Out in Faith

Stepping Out In Faith vs Saying ‘No’ To God

Struggling, struggling, struggling. I don’t know why life is such a struggle. Can’t I just sit back in my cozy home surrounded by family and comfort? Okay, so I’ll go to work then I can come home and relax, can’t I? I deserve the…

January 29, 2018
How to look for a different perspective in the midst of it all...

3 Ways to Look for a Different Perspective in the Midst of Difficulty

Last year, for me, feels marked by a medical timeline. There was the jumping through hoops to get insurance pre-authorization, the planning and making reservations to be out of town for a length of time, and the monitoring of the medical bills—what insurance would…

January 25, 2018
When fear doesn't rule in the heart of the storm...

When Fear Doesn’t Rule in the Heart of the Storm

What would you do if you didn’t fear? Go on, think about that for a minute. What would you do, if fear wasn’t a factor? “Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear.” 1 John 4:18 NLT Back in September, my…

January 11, 2018
God's Grace... it's personal

The Unique Truth About God’s Grace

Has God’s grace ever surprised you? Have you had those moments when you know in your head that something about God is true – you believe it – but then something happens and it becomes personal to you? You now understand it? The Grace…

January 8, 2018
I don't need a miracle, just give me Jesus

Seriously, I Don’t Need A Miracle, I Just Need Jesus

I have been suffering these migraines for over six months now, and it’s rough. There are days when I can barely get out of bed. I know my children are feeling the strain. They are worried about their mom. Over the last six months…

January 4, 2018
When the struggle is real...

When the Struggle is Real

“I don’t need refreshment, I need a resurrection.” My friend said that to me in January as we were sitting at the local Starbucks. That statement hit me like a ton of bricks, and I have been reflecting on that statement still months later.…

July 13, 2017
God is in control

Looking At Horrible Circumstances From A New Perspective

If anyone had told me I’d be the mother of a child who’d need care the rest of her life because of a brain injury I would’ve said, “I’m not the sort of person who can handle that kind of thing.” And I would’ve been…

June 26, 2017

3 Keys to Survival When You’re Running on Empty

We need a lot of things in this life. That is not a secret. Let’s be honest. We have needs. Personally, I think women have more needs than men. LOL, but that is for another discussion. However, not every need will be met. And…

June 19, 2017
I'm a #HotMess - the Gospel for Real Life

Gospel Moments

Have you ever wondered what the gospel looks like in real life? My Story I didn’t plan ahead. Well, I did. I planned to do four days of work in one morning. It was a bad plan. On the morning in question, I got…

March 30, 2017