Not All Is Merry and Bright

Not All Is Merry and Bright

To the one whose Christmas isn’t all merry and bright, I see you. I see your pain. I see you struggling with decorations and gifts and lists, wondering if you can do any of it at all. I see you dreading the gatherings because you don’t think you can feel joy. I see...

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Spiritual Rest

Spiritual Rest

I loooove sleep. I long for it. I crave it. I will do just about anything for it and I’ve always been that way. I’ll jump at any chance for sleep. I discovered sleep is one of my biggest escapes from life. When I can sleep, I don’t have to think, feel or act. I don’t...

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Our One Constant

Our One Constant

Nineteen years old and ready to take on the world. I was invincible and had the world at my fingertips. I thought I knew all I needed to know to get through life. Oh, how naïve I was. There was so much to come. So much heartache, so many losses, so much to learn. I...

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Chosen

Chosen

Maybe you’ve been there, maybe you haven’t. PhyEd class. The last person to be chosen for a team. Or maybe you’ve seen the look on the child’s face who was chosen last. Either way, it can be hurtful to be the last one picked. I think of David. He loved God so dearly,...

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Forgotten

Forgotten

Years ago, I was a part of women’s bible study. I had been invited by the leader, but I wasn’t close with any of the other women there. It was at a house I had never been to before, but I put on my brave face and attended every weekly session. One particular week I...

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Affirmations

Affirmations

A few days ago I wrote about believing lies on my Instagram account. I mentioned that when we take our eyes off of Jesus and what He says about us, it’s easier for the enemy to come in with believable lies. Lies such as: I’m unworthy. I’m unlovable. I’m not enough....

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Unveiling the Masks

Unveiling the Masks

How many times have you put on a mask? I’m not talking about a COVID mask…I’m talking about the mask no one else can see. The mask that hides your true emotions and doesn’t let anyone on the outside see what you’re dealing with. You know…that one. I didn’t even...

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