New Beginnings. New Hope.

Insecure, beaten down, low self esteem, just plain depressing. That pretty much wraps up the past several months of my life. A lot has attributed to that. Not just one incident, but many over my life span actually, and they build and build into multiple scenarios, until there’s that one last thing that causes theContinue reading “New Beginnings. New Hope.”

what courage looks like

“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” This is a quote from the late Billy Graham who passed away just yesterday. There are so many wise things that he’s said over the course of his life but this one speaks to me personally on so manyContinue reading “what courage looks like”

when you’re just not sure how to believe God right now

I’m tired of living life as is. Mundane. In redundancy. In complacency. Spiritually complacent. Never truly expecting to see God move in incredible ways. Continually hearing about how God is working wonderfully in the lives of others but not seeing that come to fruition in my own life is difficult. Have you ever prayed likeContinue reading “when you’re just not sure how to believe God right now”

birthday memories and moments

Birthdays. To me they speak of new life, hope, and gifts. Let’s face it – who doesn’t like to get a good gift or two on their birthday, right? But to be honest, for me it’s sometimes brought with it the dreadful realization of aging, which spirals into a day of feeling sorry for myself. Oh,Continue reading “birthday memories and moments”

“do you love me?”

“Do you love Me?” The All Knowing One “knows all things.” He knows. Knows the mess that lies deep down in this broken, fallen heart. The heart affected by the ugliness of this world – “Do you love Me?” he yet asks.