I remember the first moments I found out I was pregnant with our second child, Knox. Holding that unexpectedly positive pregnancy test, I felt shock, disbelief and, if I’m being quite honest, dread. Such a departure from the happy dance and squealing when I read “PREGNANT” for the first time with our daughter, Presley. And … Continue reading Unexpected Blessings
Have you ever felt like a victim of your circumstances? Helpless to ever have a normal life because of something in your past? Perhaps you’ve convinced yourself that whatever may have happened to you is destined to write the chapters of your story still to come? Satan will use whatever tiny seed of negativity he … Continue reading Victim or Victor?
Redemption often comes in forms we can't begin fathom and only God can orchestrate. Such was the case for Judah, through the woman who bore him sons— Tamar. Perez stirs and coos in the crook of my arm while Zerah slumbers on my chest having just nursed for the first time. My body still aches … Continue reading Nothing Is Beyond Redemption
I’m not a writer, by any fraction of the definition, so when I was asked to write, I literally laughed out loud. My friend kept encouraging me. The more I wanted to say “no way!” the more I felt God tapping on my heart that He wanted me to write. I didn’t want to…because I … Continue reading Cherished
"This is what the Lord says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears;I will heal you." 2 Kings 20:5 I am not 100% sure this falls under the healing topic but I felt led to write on it. Funny thing is, when I was asked to write I had my mind made up about … Continue reading I am Healed
There is something about sacrifice that make a gift more precious. Hand carved wood, a precious antique saved through generations, lovingly tended to give to you. The expensive item you had in mind and never thought you would get. A sacrifice in love means so much more. David, the man after God’s heart, knew this: … Continue reading Desert Rose
I prayed but God didn't help. ~~~ It took us 3 1/2 years to get pregnant. I remember how heartbreaking that was, feeling broken and less of a woman as for 3+ years my belly and arms remained empty. I now know without a doubt that God had a very good reason for not answering our … Continue reading So Where’s God In Our Trials???