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”

Coffee Break: See The Beauty

⁣Can you pause with me for a moment? Pour that cup of coffee and savor it for a moment longer than you might do on an ordinary day. Sit down and take a deep breath. What can you hear? Can you hear birds outside, the laughter down the hall or do you have music playing?Continue reading “Coffee Break: See The Beauty”

10 Years! (Dear Husband)

Dear Husband, I know today could be passed by by most people. But our 10 years are a BIG deal! When I reflect on this day 10 years ago, I was filled with excitement of a dream coming true as well as the weight of how serious this covenant I was walking into. It hasContinue reading “10 Years! (Dear Husband)”

Coffee Break

No amount of suffering and heartbreak will ever rob me of the blessings I hear down the hall. The footsteps that I hear as my world awakens, stirs me deeply. Heart somersaults from hugs, smiles and laughter. ⁣⁣⁣⁣Healing is messy. Life gets mucky and until Heaven, we must confront suffering with the hope and healingContinue reading “Coffee Break”