Ever feel like you've got nothing left in the tank for anyone else? Ever feel like it's been weeks, maybe years since you have felt full of life or just not running on empty? Being a mom and a wife sure adds to the running on empty emotions. Don't get me wrong, I'm so glad … Continue reading We’re Never really Empty
Ever been in a position where you looked the other way from what was right so you could do something you knew you shouldn't? I have many times, more than I care to ever admit, but carry around the 'shame' with me daily. It sure wasn't as black and white or as purposeful as - … Continue reading Are You Feasting on Foolishness or Truth?
As I prepare for my next podcast and take time to do some reading - both correlate with emotions and how much they impact the people and circumstances around us. I hate, so much, when I know what I should do and know what's the right thing, yet go in the opposite direction. It really makes … Continue reading Stinkin’ Thinkin’ and Marriage Troubles
There are few things that will offend a woman faster than when they are called a helper or told to submit to their husbands. I'm a strong woman and use to rebel against those words, myself, still struggle with it at times, but because it's in the Bible and God is asking this of us, I started … Continue reading Helper… Calling All Women to Renewal
Pray continually, pray when you need something like wisdom or transformation, pray with thanksgiving and repentance... I've always known this. Too often though, my prayers would start as I lay in bed, and before saying "Amen" I'm fast asleep. Or while driving, cooking dinner.... and my mind would be on to the next thing before … Continue reading Prayer Needs More Teamwork
As I walked in the door at 8 pm with my arms loaded with 6 plastic grocery bags each, all I'm thinking about is getting the girls off to bed and pouring myself a glass of wine. At this point, putting the groceries away can wait just a moment as I pause the chaos and … Continue reading Full Plate and New Friendships