Coping with hard times Some seasons of life are more difficult than others. Hardships and pain abound in waves bigger than we ever thought possible. When life is particularly hard, where do you turn? Girlfriends? Alcohol? Social Media? Chocolate? Our methods of coping with the hard things will be as unique and individual as we … Continue reading When Life Brings You to Your Knees
Another year under our belt is a personal victory for me. Homeschooling is a challenging job. It’s one with endless working hours, requires copious amounts of patience, and demands reaching far within yourself to uncover the grit, stamina, and creativity you never knew you had. As our school year is coming to a close, I’ve … Continue reading I’m Proud of Completing Another Year of Homeschool
I found out I was pregnant on Mother’s Day. I felt terrible. Tired and nauseous. My friend and I were sitting in my backyard chatting when she suggested I take a pregnancy test. I ran into the house, taking the stairs two at a time to grab one and take it. A few minutes later … Continue reading Grief: When Miscarriage Terrorizes Your Heart
Dreams bring up a myriad of emotions, take us to strange or wonderful places, and help us process our life. Some dreams feel so real, you wake up not knowing if what you just experienced actually took place! How do we know which dreams are from God and which dreams aren’t? Which dreams are our … Continue reading Understanding Dreams: Does Satan Attack Us Through Our Dreams?
A poem about pain I push my heart farther and farther into Yours because it’s the only safe place to put all my broken. Your gentle, Fatherly love surrounds my pain and my broken,giving with its surrounding a hope and a peace I dared not rest in before. It’s the only place of rest now … Continue reading He is the Only Lifeline for My Soul
“I need missionaries in Italy.” The words came to me as clearly as if you and I were talking face to face over a cup of coffee. My world changed at that moment. For one, I had never heard God speak to me so clearly. I was visibly shaken. It was hard to breathe. I … Continue reading Is Blind Faith Possible? How God Made the Impossible Possible on Our Journey to the Unknown