Forgiveness, The Wall Around Your Heart

Unexpected Grace

      Never again will I subject myself to community.  I will be just fine right here with my husband and three kids!  I walled off my heart from the hurt I didn't want to experience ever again, and from the God who allowed it to happen.   My family, my friends, my church… Continue reading Unexpected Grace

Open Heart Mondays

None Like He

In The Wall Around Your Heart Mary Demuth writes, "Sometimes we wrap God in the cloak of others, reasoning that we're loving those people for God's sake or bowing to their needs to build God's glorious kingdom." Yet in doing so we can lose our identity in those relationships which allows those we have made… Continue reading None Like He

boundaries, Brokenness, Open Heart Mondays

The Fortress Heart

Knock, Knock, Knock He stands at the gates of the fortress and knocks. I hear the chains rattling. Locked tight. Boundaries are good and necessary. Walls are another story.  A way to self protect. Beth Moore's words echo loudly in my mind from long ago. She said something like, "You can protect yourself right out… Continue reading The Fortress Heart