In the Losing

When life is heavy and my heart is thick with pain what will I find? Can I explore a part of your heart, God, that I’ve never known in triumph? When I find myself being consumed with heartbreak where the pain at first invades any longings and hopes of what we thought would be…Can IContinue reading “In the Losing”

Quiet Waters

Staring at a tsunami, awaiting its violent collision. Somewhere between a deep breath and a teardrop the massive wall of water stopped right in front of me. Instead of being overtaken, peace even in the waters settled as what was intended to destroy me became a mysterious beautiful wall. The waters are calm and quietContinue reading “Quiet Waters”

My Vegetable Garden. His Heart

This is our vegetable garden! ⁣⁣God continues to speak abundance over me this year. My overfilled, crazy, messy garden reminds me of what He has promised me this year. This year has been painful in so many ways. I realize that some things must die in order for resurrection to occur. But this is soContinue reading “My Vegetable Garden. His Heart”

Breaking Up With Easy- choosing Love and Grit!

For most of my life, I have protested anything very difficult. I somehow had this fairytale image in my mind that a perfect, faith-filled life meant that there would be zero strife, and everyone would like me and my family. Oh boy, was I believing lies! Nothing about the past 20 years or more hasContinue reading “Breaking Up With Easy- choosing Love and Grit!”

New Mercies For A Hard Day

There are a million words I have wanted to say and a million thoughts that have dropped from my eyes. Tears have often been the only words needed to communicate when pen to paper runs dry and words fail to communicate the sorrows and the joys.⁣⁣Oh what great beauty there is when victories come everyContinue reading “New Mercies For A Hard Day”

Brewing Up A Magic Elixir

What kind of routine do you have for prayer, meditation and reflection? One of my biggest loves is time with Jesus! I plan and imagine how I want it to be. I prepare like I would if I were spending time with my best friend in person. Coffee time. It is like a perfect magicContinue reading “Brewing Up A Magic Elixir”

The Art Of Not Having It All Together

How many of us struggle with the thought that we need to have it all together ALL of the time? ✋🏻 I am guilty of beating myself up and feeling like I need to repent of some unknown sin… am I the only one that feels I must somehow measure success by a religious checklist?Continue reading “The Art Of Not Having It All Together”

An Irish Blessing For You

Today I was struck with the beauty that has surrounded me. It is only by the hand of God that I have a beautiful family. His healing occurs everyday no matter the mess. His mercies are new every morning. He is the reason I sing, write, dance, and build my life despite the injustices thatContinue reading “An Irish Blessing For You”