I have more material possessions than 95% of the current human population on this earth.
Let me just tell you that when I fell in love with my husband I fell HARD.
Like I lost my mind.
My grades dropped. I barely slept. I couldn’t get enough. I was basically obsessed. Continue reading “9 Lessons I’ve Learned In 9 Years Of Marriage”
I found this coin when I was 10 years old. I was camping about an hour east of Seattle, deep in the mountains, and as I walked barefoot through the camp sites I suddenly felt something underneath my feet that … Continue reading I Collect Dead, Dying Things. I Collect Brokenness.
I started asking myself questions several years ago. Does anyone else do this? Ask yourself a series of questions throughout the day?
Let the haters go. They are too heavy to carry very far at all.
Let the abusers go. They will only teach you to drown yourself. Continue reading “Let The Heavy Things Go”
I’m writing this for me. I’m preaching to the choir. I need this today. Because, I need to remember that motherhood was never intended to be picture perfect or even halfway presentable most of the time. ••• Motherhood is hard … Continue reading The Meaning of Motherhood: Honest Words to Myself
Do you know what it means to be healed? It means you are free. It means your shame is so far behind you you can barely see it when you look back. It means there is freedom of emotion when … Continue reading What Healing Really Means
Today was Sunday, and like so many other Sundays I spent my morning thinking about and preparing for church. I have been to church almost every Sunday of my life. Some of the seats I’ve sat in, I’ve loved. Some, … Continue reading Why Church Matters- Part 1
The past year has been a journey toward Living Well and of learning firsthand that emotional healing doesn’t always come easily.
Sometimes, the people who are supposed to love us most, end up causing us indescribable pain and repeated heartache. Continue reading “12 Things That Happen When You Stop Trying to Please Toxic People”
No matter your story, no matter the type of abuse or level of abuse you might have endured, all sin wounds. And simply because all sin wounds, there is grief in the world. Here it is: the truth about pain: … Continue reading From Victim to Healed: The Journey of Lament