The Great Let It Go

English has always come easy for me. I have ALWAYS been a talker. I’m a social person, so to be social, you have to talk, but little did I know that one day, God would call me to sacrifice that gift. No, He didn’t ask me to become a mute. 🤣 HE makes the dumb […]

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Come into the Light

“What do you want from me?” I must have yelled that at Jesus hundreds of times. You see, I grew up a preacher’s kid, but I didn’t meet Jesus until I was a young teenager. I knew of Jesus. I had heard about Him my whole life, and I owned one of His Bibles from […]

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Oh No!

I read. I write. I speak. Always have. Lord willing, always will. My brain loves to learn, process, and help others. I learn by reading pretty much everything I can get my hands on, process through journaling, and then I help others by sharing what I’ve learned along the way. I read to continually learn […]

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Say Yes to the Mess

Our family had lost everything: our dreams, our home, our jobs, our vehicle, and every possession, except what we crammed into fourteen boxes. I blamed Joe, my husband.  Within a six month time frame, we had lost my father-in-law and every dream I had ever imagined. Now, I was nine months pregnant with our third […]

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The Ugly Preacher’s Kid

“You look like a Jezebel with all of that paint on your face! I can’t even imagine a child of the preacher looking like such a hussy!” Her words stabbed like a dagger through my heart and robbed the smile from my face. I was only twelve years old, but I had a tender heart. I […]

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I Have Learned a Secret

“I am an Epic Failure as a mom.” I could hardly read the journal entry through the tears forming on my eyelids. I was still trying to wrap my mind around the fact that this was only a few years ago, and yet, the pain in my words tore at my heart. I read on. […]

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Hot Mess

I woke up this morning and stumbled to the bathroom.  I stood at the sink, washing my hands, and I looked up into the mirror just above the sink.  Oh wow! My messy hair hung down in tangles over my face, and after I dried my hands, I brushed it back.  Good grief!  I had a […]

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