Twisted Pride

“Putting yourself down is a twisted form of pride” These words stick with me as I close out my bible study this morning.  I am doing a study of Breaking Free by Beth Moore and day one hits me square between the eyes with these powerful, call-me-out, change-my-thinking, words. I love to learn and grow. …

We’re Never really Empty

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…

Are You Feasting on Foolishness or Truth?

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 –…

Stinkin’ Thinkin’ and Marriage Troubles

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…

Helper… Calling All Women to Renewal

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…

Prayer Needs More Teamwork

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…