Latest Musings

I’m a better person when…

Friday, October 12th, 2018

It was last Sunday at church that I thought these 5 words – “I’m a better person when…” I found myself actually looking for people I knew to say “hi” to in the hallways after church versus my usual – keeping my head down, collecting my kids and flying out the door.

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Manna

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

I’ve thought of all the times when I choose hiding over showing up. When I lurk into the shadows instead of bravely walking into the light and saying – here I am – pain, hurt, ugliness and all.

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embracing this season

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

If I was going to get comfortable in this season of wading through some tough parenting and some tough fighting with Jason – I needed a word (or several) for it.

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Truth for your day

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Oh God – how much we all want that for our stories – for it NOT to be for harm but instead be for good. And for not just one life to be saved because of our pain but for many lives to be saved. Yes – that’s what we want!

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An encounter with a porta-potty and how it was a metaphor for the week I barely survived.

Friday, July 27th, 2018

We just kept right on running right beside it as we groaned, punched the air with our fists, and started laughing.

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If you’re new on this journey – three quick tips

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

It wasn’t until the pain of change became easier to bear than the pain of staying the same that we got sick and tired of being sick and tired and said enough is enough and sought help.

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our wedding anniversary – 2018

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Because when my marriage started to blow – I was convinced I was ruined. My heart would never repair. My soul was damaged for good. Heaven come quick.

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When God feels a million miles away

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Someone wise proceeded to tell me – just because I’m questioning God and in a season of distrust with Him doesn’t disqualify me from helping others! So to even think I needed to fake my relationship with God – no way.

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A half-gallon of ice cream versus connecting – it’s a hard choice.

Friday, May 11th, 2018

So I’m closing with this – I’m begging you to show up by being you. If you are down, say it. If you feel hopeless – express it. If you feel angry – get it out. Let

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Sharing My Pain and Looking for Empathy – The Challenge is Real – Part 4

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

The LAST thing on this earth that I wanted to do in the thick of my healing journey was to be vulnerable with Jason. Who wants to get hurt and then set themselves up to potentially get hurt again?!

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