Desperate for Jesus!

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Perhaps that sounds melodramatic or a bit “over the top”. But it is 100% absolute truth— no doubt, romanticism, or exaggeration implied or intended! I am desperate for Jesus! I know my story. I am who I am today because of certain people, influences, events, and responses. I am me because of grace and the merciful love […]

Note to Self . . .

Boardwalk & Sky

That perspective of yours, remember, is very small and not unbiased. Your enemy uses it against you. He twists the lens you see through to obscure—causing the doubt, the fear, the mistrust in God. Satan knows your weak places. He knows what hurts you and sends you spiraling the deepest and quickest. It seems others […]

Breaking Free

Breaking Free

Recently, God revealed a root lie I’ve unconsciously believed about Him. That He breaks me to make me more like Christ. And even in the “renewing of my mind” it’s a struggle, because reality screams at me– “See! Look at the pain He’s allowed for His glory!” The truth is, God creates! He does not break. […]

Fully Known; Fully Loved

Girl Running

I am fully known. I am fully loved! There is stuff about me I’d just as soon stay hidden from you!  In fact, for years I’ve worked quite diligently at keeping the uglies under wraps. So . . . to be fully known—and in that complete known-ness, to remain fully loved!?!! Seriously?! How can that […]

When it’s Time For Them to Fly

Me and my Jesse on his 21st birthday

The Last Supper is tonight. The littlest ones’ heart breaking. Birdie #2 prepares to fly and the ember burns hot in the back of my throat. My mama heart aches for more. More time, more snuggles, more laughter, more of everything good to crowd out anything not. Today, more than others, I understand Ann’s words. […]

Welcome to Fixing My Eyes

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Just like you, I have a story.  Parts of it I like.  I mean, really like!  Other parts—not so much.  And for years, there were parts of my story I wish I could rewrite.  But again, like you, all those parts of our different stories are what makes us who we are.  Change one thing—and […]