Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Other Side of Forgiveness

How do I make amends to someone that has hurt me deeply? I know it is a crazy question. I mean do I need to make amends to someone who obviously is the one who needs to ask for forgiveness? … Continue reading

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Junk Piling

So yesterday, a giant 15 yard dumpster was delivered to my home. The last couple months in my blog, I have been talking about this big move my family is making. The thought of downsizing to a new home is … Continue reading

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Battling My Anxieties

Matthew 8:5-8 And when Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, imploring Him, and saying, “Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, fearfully tormented.” Jesus said to him, “I will come and heal him.” But the centurion said, … Continue reading

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It’s a Game Changer

Careers and God are a tough balance. Recently, I started to ponder whether God was really calling me to write, speak and blog about Him. It is hard to decipher whether you are following His will or your own will. … Continue reading

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Family First?

2 Corinthians 8:5 And this, not as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and then by the will of God to us Matthew 6:33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all … Continue reading

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I am Not Listening!!!

This morning (like all mornings) I was brushing my teeth with my daughter, Katie. Katie and I tend to get on each other’s nerves in the mornings. Maybe it is the fact that we are trying to get ready so … Continue reading

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The Blower Upper

Have you ever known anyone that just cannot seem to contain their anger? I had the opportunity to meet a woman who came across as this wonderful, kind person, but there was another side to her that I witnessed one … Continue reading

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A Whale of a Tale

This morning I was struck by the story of Jonah. You know, Jonah and the whale. This bible story from the Old Testament really got me thinking. If you don’t know the story, it goes something like this (for the … Continue reading

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The Perfect Storm

So the perfect storm was setting up right inside my own house this weekend. On Friday, I started off by having 4 different workmen in my house repairing all sorts of applicances and electrical equipment. It began before 8am and … Continue reading

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Be Choosy With Your Words

As I heard Kate coughing yesterday morning, I asked her, “Are you okay?” She snapped back at me (with a tone I really didn’t care for), “Mom, I’m fine!” While her reply was true, it came with an irritated tone … Continue reading

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