Patience in the Change

I have been honest about my struggles to lose weight.  It is not easy and while I have lost about fifteen pounds it is very frustrating when I have so much further to go. At times I feel as if I’m on a yo yo and I will put on a pound or two and then take off a pound […]

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Blinded to the Truth

I recently heard Dr. Charles Stanley say “Satan always blinds you and says you will be fine without showing you the consequences.” I thought about how this related to an abusive relationship. The abuse began so subtly. Oh, there were plenty of red flags but I choose to ignore them, even when the Lord tried to warn me. I refused […]

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Song Story: Father’s Love

Happy Father’s Day!!! I wanted to share this Father’s Day song with you today. If your father is still here, cherish the time you have together. While I miss my earthly father, I am so thankful for a Heavenly Father who never leaves me and loves me regardless of my mistakes and mishaps.  He daily shows me His Kind of […]

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Book Review: Accidental Guardian

The Accidental Guardian is a story of learning to forgive, let go and trust God when your life is turned upside down. Deborah Harkness and her sister, Gwen, are accompanying a family on the wagon train west.  However, Deb, Gwen and the two children in their charge are the only survivors to a brutal massacre.  They are left among the […]

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Confessions of an Overachiever

I have a confession to make.  I’m an over achiever and this is a struggle at times. I want everything to look perfect, although I’m far from perfect. Recently, at work our corporate office conducted their annual survey.  My department received a low A, but that was not good enough for me.  I wanted only the best and knowing the […]

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We Can Be Too Honest

My ex and his family, constantly harped on being honest and truthful. Yet, no matter how honest and truthful I was at times, it never seemed to be good enough. They still wanted and demanded more. In hindsight, there were times when I was too honest. Are you scratching your head? How can you be too honest? Isn’t honesty the […]

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Behind the Song: The Family of God

The Family of God is a song that I grew up singing in church and is ingrained on my heart and soul. At one church, we gathered together and held hands as we sang this song. Even four decades later from the toddler I was at the time, this song remains deep in my soul and heart. The Family of […]

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Turning control over to God

I have to admit that there are times when I can be a control freak. I’ve struggled to control various parts of my life, such as my struggles to lose weight and my finances. God has worked in my heart and life to teach me that I cannot hold on too tightly, because the change I long for will never […]

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