If You Didn’t Come Back

My mind is in overdrive. And when that happens, I write.  Spencer and I met 10 others from Redland after lunch at a home where one of the tornadoes touched down. Utter destruction. We were literally picking up the pieces of their home. Pieces of their life. Metal, wood, shingles. All around them. Mattress up […]

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Prayer Is A Beautiful Thing

Originally posted on Simple Truths:
    Colossians 4:2 ~ Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.    Why is it, that we tend to look at prayer as a last resort? Oh…come on..don’t tell me you always think “let me pray first.” We like to think of ourselves this way. We like for…

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Time To Focus

Writers block is real. I’ve been suffering from it for months now. Or so I thought. Truth is, I’ve just not taken the time to sit and write.  I haven’t been able to FOCUS. That’s all I can attribute it to. I haven’t even been able to finish reading a book. It’s like a million […]

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THE THING ABOUT GRIEF

The thing about grief is that while you are suffocating, the rest of the world seems to be going on without you. But that’s just it. The rest of the world, the people you see smiling and laughing, they may be grieving as well. The thing about grief is that you can feel so lonely in […]

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LETTER TO TEENS and Everyone Else Too

Letter To Teens and anyone who has ever been one or ever will be : Let me preface this with mentioning a few important facts about myself.  1- I am not a teen. 2- I once was a teen. 3- I have 2 teens. 4- The above 3 facts still don’t make me an expert. […]

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Heart For Missions

She watched and listened from afar. Her young but wise soul taking in every ounce of their conversation. Her eyes were open and ears tuned in and most importantly, her heart was moved. The young man of about 16 or 17 was aggravated with his father. The father said to not get pizza rolls because […]

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The Comparison Trap

    The Comparison Trap is just that… A trap. A trap that leads to feelings of worthlessness, envy, bitterness, and discontentment. It steals our joy. “Oh, don’t worry; we wouldn’t dare say that we are as wonderful as these other men who tell you how important they are! But they are only comparing themselves with […]

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