It's so easy to go through a day, or week, or year...with an "edge". We can blame illness, fatigue, financial status, discouragement, and so many other things. When I consider that God's love is unconditional, almost always I think of that meaning it has "no strings attached" regarding the receiver (us). No matter what … Continue reading I Want to Look Like Love.
This committed-to-holiness-whatever-the-cost, parenting thing. It can be wearisome. It isn't popular. It doesn't come naturally. It requires strength in every way. Strength I don't have. It's challenging enough for me, to keep my own "living sacrifice" from wriggling off the altar. Weak and selfish human beings, entrusted with the care and nurturing of other weak … Continue reading Hope for a Fragile, Fearful Mom Heart.
I love writing. Words are my love language (to me, that statement is not redundant). For years, I kept a journal. Then life got busy, and my personal, just-for-me writing...stopped. It was a way for me to "come apart and rest awhile". I forgot how much I needed it. God impressed on my heart a … Continue reading “Tune My Heart”: Calm in the Midst of Life’s Storms
It's been awhile since I've posted. I've been thinking a lot. I'm going to share some things here that I am finding are true for me. Maybe you'll relate too. This is going to be candid. I'm finding I don't help anyone by keeping life lessons to myself, so please bear with me. Reminiscing. My … Continue reading “Old Things Are Passed Away”: The Day I Left the Laundry on the Bed.
We previewed "War Room" last night for our church New Year's Eve event this evening. I was reminded of more things I need to focus upon, develop, and spiritually hone in my life. My favorite part of the movie was actually something in the bonus features. “Modern Day Miss Clara,” introduces viewers to Molly Bruno, … Continue reading Free Tools for Prayer Strategizing