Category Archives: Women and Christianity

The Power of Compassion

I didn’t realize I lost it, but I had. I felt anxious, angry, and frustrated, but I could not figure out why. Every little thing became a gigantic problem. I was exhausted fighting everything that came my way. Why did … Continue reading

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The Path You Didn’t Know Existed

When life hits you and all the sudden you see things VERY differently and your eyes open to an entirely new world, then you think, “How do these people do it?” This has been my life the last several months.  … Continue reading

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Hope

What the heck was He thinking? That was the first thought that came to my mind when my 11 year old asked me, “Mommy, why do you think God chose you and dad to be my parents?  Because you are … Continue reading

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Give It Up

  Genesis 3:19 “By the sweat of your face you will eat bread, till you return to the ground, because from it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” Humbling statement.  God’s staunch reminder … Continue reading

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Meeting You Where You Are

2 Timothy 1:7   For God did not give us a spirit of fear. He gave us a spirit of power and of love and of a good mind. God’s message through Paul is clear.  Paul explains to Timothy to use … Continue reading

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Battling Demons

Sharing this is hard.  I guess because you will know some deep dark secrets into my family.  Yet, the pull to share has been intense lately, and I truly believe I need to share it with all those out there … Continue reading

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It’s Not All About You

Yesterday I wrote about the courage, strength, and humility of Stephen.  I might have left you thinking, “Why would God allow a good man to struggle like that – especially one that is doing God’s Will?” This morning I will … Continue reading

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The Truth of Stephen

Reflection on Acts 6:8-15 Stephen was a strong supporter of God.  His faith was amazing.  Yet others saw him as a threat.  So instead of listening to Stephen’s words of faith and love, they tore down his words to make … Continue reading

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The Destruction of Self Esteem in our Teenagers

After spending a week on the beach in Florida, I realized the danger that faces my teenage daughter.  Girls around the age of my Megan surrounded us on the beach.  They were just as cute as they could be.  They … Continue reading

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Awkward…

I am greeted every day at work with giant hugs.  Hugs that would squeeze all the sadness out of anyone.  Hugs from innocent, loving young children.  Hugs that while sometimes I take for granted, are still meaningful to the ones … Continue reading

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