Category: anxiety

Listen With Your Heart

God simply told me: Comfort Her. I was disappointed when I realized how much student loan debt I would have if I began college this Fall to pursue a dream. See, I knew that I was supposed to pursue a degree in counseling. I just knew that it was finally going to become a realization. I just couldn’t do it. I didn’t want to … Read More Listen With Your Heart

The Space Between

That space between Before & After. That sliver of time between the unknown and the now known. That tiny AND between the here and now. It’s profound what that AND holds. It’s the moment between what you didn’t know and what you know now. It’s the moment between your life before a discovery and the life after the discovery. It’s the space between. The … Read More The Space Between

Spending Time Alone

    What happens when you don’t really want to BE PRESENT? You know… The days that you want to be alone. Zoned out. On an island even. The days that you just want to withdraw into the shadows. The days when you are just completely mentally drained. Feeling like you are pulled in a thousand directions. What about those days? Do it. Spend … Read More Spending Time Alone

I Hear You God

I recently spoke at a “Girl’s Night Out” event that was held at  Redland Baptist. Not because I am a “speaker”, but because of a youth director’s obedience to God and because I knew that when she asked me to do this that it was definitely God wanting me to. Like I said, I am NOT a speaker by nature. I’m a writer. I … Read More I Hear You God

Wrong Label

Labels are for cans of food. Labels are for items of clothing. Labels are NOT for people. They shouldn’t be…that is. Romans 2:3 ~ Do you suppose, O man —- you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself —- that you will escape the judgement of God? Hmmm. OUCH. So…. we are all guilty? Maybe? Definitely? GUILTY.   Psalm … Read More Wrong Label

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Need THE Doctor

~ Short And Sweet Simple Truths~ Sometimes, I’m not so “nice”. Sometimes, I am grumpy. Sometimes, I am easily angered. Sometimes, I am judgemental. Sometimes, I am impatient and selfish. Sometimes, I’m a basket-case. Sometimes, I am insecure and sometimes, I am repetitive. Sometimes I’m not the type of wife, mother, or friend that I need to be. I’m definitely far from perfect..as you … Read More Need THE Doctor

Saying NO to the Good Things

I’m a work in progress. Mostly, in progress. 🙂 Philippians 1:6  (NIV) ~ being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. For the past several months I have been learning to say “NO” without feeling guilty. That can be hard for a person who doesn’t want to … Read More Saying NO to the Good Things

When You Are Hurting

I wish I could give a simple answer. An AHA!! type of  answer..that could make things make sense to people who are hurting.   I can’t.   I can only point the hurting to the ONE who heals all hurt. In HIS time..in HIS way. The ONE who promises to never leave us. The ONE who gives wisdom and knowledge to all who ask. … Read More When You Are Hurting

Even When

    Even when…things are falling apart, God is still God. HE remains sovereign. HE is always good, and only capable of LOVE.   Even when…things fall and break into tiny pieces…like one of my favorite coffee mugs did this morning..it’s not the end of the world.   God knows all. HE is in control of ALL. HE is over ALL.   When friendships … Read More Even When

Cutting Loose

I think it is extremely important for us to remember that ANYTHING or ANYONE that we put first in our lives…becomes an idol. So, if it isn’t God that is first…then we have to re-adjust..re-order the things in our lives. With that being said…. Do you have too much on your plate? Are you loaded down with “things” that get in the way of … Read More Cutting Loose

HER TESTIMONY

Philippians 4:13 ~ I can do everything through HIM who gives me strength. Isaiah 40:31 ~ but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Psalm 34:4 ~ I sought The Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all … Read More HER TESTIMONY

That’s. Not. Healthy.

I’m good at stuffing. Stuffing drawers. Stuffing cabinets. Stuffing closets. AND, yes, stuffing my feelings. Throw it all in and hurry and slam it shut before it falls out or comes undone. Just, out of sight, out of mind. That’s. Not. Healthy. So, to be honest..it took me writing out my testimony to realize some of the reasons that I stuff. Some are just … Read More That’s. Not. Healthy.

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