Perfection or peace?
Awhile back I had finally worked up the nerve to watch one of the sermons Jonathan preached. I knew shortly after turning it on that it was something I needed to hear. My counselor once said that God knew back then what messages to speak through Jonathan, what people needed to hear. This one wasContinue reading “Power in Being Real”
I did something today, something very simple, that actually holds great significance. I ordered new glasses. Big deal right? Yes. Yes it is. I had my yearly eye appointment to get my contacts. I wore my glasses there because I was actually totally out of my contacts. While I was there they had me readContinue reading “Broken Glass(es)”
When you don’t fit where you used to, you grieve that like any other loss. But, if you don’t fit anymore, you don’t. Move forward. We aren’t supposed to have to fight for a place in people’s lives. I was talking to one of my long time friends today and we were talking about regretContinue reading “The Pieces Don’t Fit Anymore”
I’ll be honest, there have been several times where I truly wanted to throat punch someone who said to me that happiness is a choice. I often thought to myself, “how in the world is it as easy as saying that I choose to be happy when I feel so bad?” I have even toldContinue reading “Is There Really a Choice?”
I’ve been pretty quiet lately. There is a lot going on in my life; a lot of changes. In the midst of the chaos I am finding myself and allowing my faith to be reconstructed. It was necessary to step away from things as I knew them, especially spiritually. From a distance I was ableContinue reading “Be Still”
How do you start your day? Coffee? Shower? Excercise? Excited to get your day started?Hitting snooze 15 times? Dreading what is ahead? To be perfectly honest (and this makes me cringe to say this) each morning starts with dread; the moment I open my eyes. At least, it has been that way. I would wakeContinue reading “Bringing Light to Dark Places”
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Ps. 147:3 “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” Ps. 34:18 “Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will help you, yes, I will upholdContinue reading “Message of Peace”