Last year, under the encouragement of my Spiritual Director I had asked God for a word to help me focus and grow in my relationship with Him. The word He gave me was “MORE”. I felt He wanted me to grow MORE in my relationship with Him, to feel MORE loved by Him, and to… Continue reading Answers to Prayer
It always fascinates me to think about the humanity behind the characters of the Christmas story. It is such a familiar story that we can forget that these were real, messy, human beings just like you and me. They had fears, doubts, and worries. They made mistakes. They lost their temper, yelled at their kids,… Continue reading What Christmas Is All About
I recently had the wonderful honor of guest posting for the site "Make Me Available" (MMA). The reason this is so neat is because they are all the way over in the UK! It is fun to think that I am reaching readers across the seas, and at the same time it is humbling to… Continue reading Too Far Gone?
There are seasons when life is good. And then there are seasons when life is hard. When life is so painful that you can hardly breathe. When you have cried so many tears that you feel like you are drowning in them. When you wake up and don’t even want to get out of bed.… Continue reading When Giving Thanks Hurts (Part One)
Today I have the wonderful privilege of having Raquel guest post for me. She has a fantastic message to help us start the holiday season right. We don't want to get caught up in the busyness of this time of year and miss out on the special gifts of time with family and reflecting on… Continue reading Guest Post: Choosing to Focus at Christmastime