For most of my life I have hated the thought of surrender! Even hated the word!! What? Nu-huh….I don’t think so! No way would I ever surrender to anyone! Just not gonna happen! Why? Because after years of abuse from near birth to recent adulthood, I refused to surrender!In my childhood I suffered horrific abuse:… Continue reading I don’t wanta surrender!
These are the days of passing from one life into another. Yesterday I found out that a wonderful godly woman passed! She was the last of those I considered my spiritual parent. She taught me so much about being a godly woman. She’s also a family member though I wasn’t raised knowing that. I discovered… Continue reading Grief is Necessary
I Corinthians 15:57 But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Yesterday, here in the US, we celebrated Thanksgiving. The holidays have become very hard for me as my parents and my sweet mother-in-love have passed. Even so, I’m learning to sit with my pain of missing them… Continue reading Four Ways of Learning to Be
My day’s started out well. Have soup beans cooking in the crock pot. Have a meeting today, finishing up the information for it. I have some encouraging teaching playing to fill the atmosphere of our home with His goodness and mercy! This morning I happen…or did I?….to find teaching on who He says I am!… Continue reading Forgive and Let Go
This time in 2015, I made a huge life-changing decision. It was not made lightly but covered with much prayer, tears and questions. No one …I mean NO one…knew what I was dealing with behind closed doors in my marriage. I was so very scared! Terrified, in fact! I had no idea what I’d do… Continue reading Real. Raw. And nakked! I was decived!!!
Have you left Egypt? Have you felt led out of your Egypt? Did you leave willingly or were you forced out? Much like the children of Israel, we all have our Egypt we’ll need to eventually leave. Well, that is, if we truly want and desire to become that which our Heavenly Father has destined… Continue reading Egypt: In or Out?
Warning: Enter in but this is a real and raw post with a lot of pain! I’ve been struggling the past two days and wasn’t sure why. I’ve attempted to connect with my inner self to find out what’s going on. Nope, not feeling sick.Nope, not overly emotional. So what in the world is going… Continue reading I hate winter!
This year for the first time in my life I have no desire whatsoever to move forward into the joyous season. I’d just rather skip right over all the silly season and wake up on December 26th, thank you very much!! Grief hurts! I’ve been visiting with a grief counselor who has helped somewhat. Although,… Continue reading Grief and the Holidays
I wept for you todayIn the kindest most gentlest wayI wept for you today Do you see the child withinSo broken and so scaredI wept for you today When will you stop runningWhen will you surrenderI wept for you today I see that wounded one withinI sense the brokenness and the painI wept for you… Continue reading I Wept for You Today
Strange title, huh?! Yet, I have recently realized that for me, can’t speak for anyone else, I have indeed begun to find hope during this season. We read in the Word in The Passion Translation, in Proverbs 13: 12, When hope’s dream seems to drag on and on, the delay can be depressing. But when… Continue reading Hope in a Pandemic