9.11.99

“Today would be have been my 22nd wedding anniversary. It’s a weird day for me. It’s a monumental day for our country. It’s hard for it to slip by without me noticing. And all the flags remind me of how 5 years, 9 months, and 19 days later, the police chief laid a folded oneContinue reading “9.11.99”

It’s Okay to Love Yourself

A few days ago I posted a question on the She Rises page story and on my personal Instagram and Facebook stories. The question was “What’s your biggest challenge as a Christian woman?” I got a lot of interesting answers. Some of them were expected and some of them were not. I decided I wouldContinue reading “It’s Okay to Love Yourself”

He Saves Us

“You feel sad because you think you’ve lost something. But actually you should be happy because you’ve been saved from it.” -unknown “Sometimes He saves us from people, sometimes things. Sometimes God snatches us up and out of the way of harm. Sometimes He rescues us from circumstances.▫️But I know sometimes it feels like HeContinue reading “He Saves Us”

Mini Morning Devo

“Stop thinking about it so much. You’re breaking your own heart.” -unknown “It’s really difficult when we are hurting not to think about it. We wonder why we are having to endure heartbreak, or pain. We find ourselves replaying conversations or scenarios.▫️But it’s so important to think about the good things to come. It’s importantContinue reading “Mini Morning Devo”

Shoulda, Coulda… Woulda.

What’s the moment you run back to in your mind? We’ve all got one. Maybe you run back because you think you could have changed something? Maybe if you said something different or made a different decision, would life be any different? I have a couple of these moments. And I’m learning how to letContinue reading “Shoulda, Coulda… Woulda.”

Don’t Beg For The Key

“Trust God. Let Him close doors.Let Him open doors. And when He closes them…don’t start begging for the key.” As I was sitting in my quiet time early this morning that is the thought that came to me. And then as blog posts normally do, my mind and heart flooded with words. I’ve been aContinue reading “Don’t Beg For The Key”

It’s Not Cancelled…

“Oh, what we could be if we stopped carrying the remains of who we were.” – Tyler Knott Gregson Moses, David, Rahab the prostitute, the Samaritan woman at the well… just to name a few. God used them in amazing ways despite their pasts, despite who they were or what they were working out withinContinue reading “It’s Not Cancelled…”

Morning Devotion: Only God Can Complete You.

The longing that you feel, the empty spaces within you… whether you are single or in a relationship… will never be filled by another person, even if they are perfect for you. Because you were created with a soul that longs for its Creator…and if you will let Him, He will complete the work HeContinue reading “Morning Devotion: Only God Can Complete You.”