Faith

New Beginnings

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV For a long time I grieved over what has past away in my life. How I came to identify myself as a student with dreams of one day becoming a Marriage and… Continue reading New Beginnings

Childhood Sexual Abuse, Facing Fear, Faith, Love of God

When the Walls Come Tumbling Down

Run Interference It was a full day last Monday. Inside and outside cloudy and grey.  I remember I had an appointment later in the day than usual with my therapist and I had to call my husband on the way home.  I would need him to take care of the kids and run interference for… Continue reading When the Walls Come Tumbling Down

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Focusing on Grace: What is Your Focus Word for 2015?

Grace.  It almost seems cliché in the world of "Christianese", but it is definitely not.  When I was contemplating what word God was laying on my heart this year I pondered several.  Celebrate, Harvest, and Be were all on my list.  Grace was not. But I'm glad this word struck my heart the way it… Continue reading Focusing on Grace: What is Your Focus Word for 2015?

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Dear Chihuahua of Fear

36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. John 8:36 Destination Freedom Since I came to Christ years ago I have heard about freedom.  That if Jesus sets you free you are free indeed.  Well that has been a struggle for me.  The abuse in my past has had me locked… Continue reading Dear Chihuahua of Fear

Depression, Doubt, Facing Fear, Fighting the Good Fight, Sacrifice of Praise

When Thanksgiving is a Sacrifice

I ride down the road with a battle in my mind about the goodness of God and the season to be jolly.  So many things have happened in the last few years that one would never want to assume being a Christian is easy.  They say that salvation is easy because it is.  You just… Continue reading When Thanksgiving is a Sacrifice