Recent Changes and Future Plans

I’ve been away from both my blog, and social media, for a few months. It has been a season of change for me and my family, so a break was a necessary thing. I’m writing this as a quick update on what has been going on and to share a little about my plans for…

Women Are To Be Silent In Church?

I recently came across a teaching that I would really like to share.  For more than a decade I served in some kind of church ministry. I LOVE ministering to people and felt the pull to minister from a very young age. And I believe, with all my heart, that it was God who placed…

Exposing the Darkness

***Warning: This is a post on abortion with some graphic detail from my personal experience.*** If you have had an abortion, this may not be a post that you want to read. However, if abortion is a part of your story and you find yourself struggling with pain, guilt or shame, please know that God…

To Dream, Again

I’ve never really been one for making New Year’s resolutions. I know me, and the whole “New Year, New You” thing is not going to be enough motivation to help me change anything about myself that my head and heart aren’t ready for…no matter what day of the year it is. Back when I was…

Poking the “Spiritual” Bear

I have started and stopped this post, what seems like a hundred times. There is so much I want to say, but I want to keep it clear and concise. I want to share what has been so heavy on my heart, but don’t want to go into too much detail, because that would actually…

Love Well

Do you love well? I know that oftentimes I fall short when it comes to loving others – and sometimes, myself – well. To love is not only a command, but it is the greatest commandment. (process point: Don’t skim over scripture because you have read it a thousand times. Read it slowly, actually meditating on…

My Hero

After the day I had, yesterday, I really feel the need to give my husband some well-deserved props.  I’ve been struggling with a lot of health issues for a really long time. It’s gotten pretty bad over the last few months. I won’t harp on the details, but it has been daily pain and darkness and…

Be Relentless!

For forty days the Philistine came forward every morning and evening and took his stand… David said to the Philistine, “You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. This day the Lord will deliver you into my hands,…

When I Am Weak…

Three times I pleaded with the Lord to relieve me of this. But he answered me, “My grace is always more than enough for you, and my power finds its full expression through your weakness.” So I will celebrate my weaknesses, for when I’m weak I sense more deeply the mighty power of Christ living in me. 2 Corinthians 12:8-9…

Appointed Times and Boundaries

“The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by human hands. And He is not served by human hands, as if He needed anything. Rather, He Himself gives everyone life and breath and everything else. From one man He…