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...
Freedom in Forgiveness

Freedom in Forgiveness

Boy, do I make mistakes. Sometimes it feels like I make so many and will never be forgiven for them. My mind is like a movie reel that replays the mistakes over and over and over again. “What did you do that for?”  “Didn’t you learn last time?” “Why do you keep...
Do You Have Hope?

Do You Have Hope?

We’ve had a few tragic and unexpected losses in our community lately. Some were expected because of age or health conditions, but some weren’t. When you’re from a small town (I believe we’re still under 900 residents) they all affect you in some way. Whether you knew...
Letting Go and Letting God

Letting Go and Letting God

When I asked many of you what you have the hardest time letting God have control over, I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of answers I received. I was thankful for some of the private conversations I was able to have with others; conversations that might not...
Narrow Is The Path

Narrow Is The Path

This year has been a horrible one for me and my family. Mostly losses, but also strained relationships, heartaches, broken dreams, health issues, and on and on. It’s like I could list a “record of wrongs”, but in a different way than 1 Corinthians 13...