For the last 3 months, my life has been complete turmoil. I feel as if the Lord turned my world upside down and just started shaking. I have never been so confused. I have never lacked such discernment or doubted my own judgement so deeply. What in the world is going on? Why can I not make a … More Fifteen Years in the Bottom of the Well!
A true story of a young girl filled with hope, only to be destroyed by abuse and become labeled as mentally ill. This young woman eventually finds grace just before she dies. The names have all been changed but the story is 100% true. I knew this young girl well, she was my sister and the story will wrench your heart. … More Mentally Ill – The True Story of My Sister from Her Perspective
So most of yesterday I spent pretty much feeling sorry for myself and begging God
to put an end to my suffering and troubles. I was beating myself up for feeling so anguished when in fact I should have been glorifying God. Then this scripture was revealed to me. … More My Soul is Troubled…Father, Glorify Your Name. (John 12:27-28)
When I was young, I new I loved God, or at least that He loved me. I knew (or believed) that He alone loved me. ..While this was a wonderful knowledge and everything I needed; It was not the joyful life that God intended. Instead, it was a way to survive an existence in a world I never felt a part of. … More Where is the Joyful Life that God Intends for Me?
I don’t know about you but I HATE changing routes when I am driving. Perhaps it is because I am directionally challenged or perhaps it is my hatred and fear of change in general. Either way, when I am set on a direction and a destination, I will do anything to avoid taking an alternate … More Taking Alternate Route…
What if the story of Job took place today. In the modern day story of Job would any one of us stop and cry out to the Lord? Not just in a brief passing moment but in every moment of every day for days on end? Would a modern day Job tear his or her clothes and put on sack cloth? Would we shave our heads or lie on the ground weeping? Probably not. … More Can I Relate to Job?
It’s not until you are hurting deeply that you notice the number of times in a day someone asks, “How are you?” Struggling to answer with sincerity and not break down in tears at very inopportune times makes answering this question quite a challenge. … More I Am Mostly Good: An Answer for the Hurting.