Feeling pain

A natural human response to physical pain is to want to make it stop. Emotional pain is no different. I have ways of coping, the main strategies are finding Scripture and distraction. Some pain doesn’t ever go away, it just heals. And it is better left in the past. Today, as I fast and realize […]

Love

The Lord is teaching me how to love. He is helping me lay down my life. He is pulling out roots of bitterness and chains of selfishness. In this way, I can be more like Him! Serving and loving the way He loves is the greatest fulfillment I can have in this life. May the […]

Dirty

I feel words flow from a metaphor laying on my heart today. My sweet dog, Dakota, loves me so much that even when I shower in the morning, he is outside laying in the grass fixated on the shower window. After my shower today, I went over to the dining room to look through the […]

Shalom

This Word echoes in my heart and mind lately. I have a choice to trust and receive the Peace that the Peace Giver gives, or to remain in worry and fear. What happens if we view ourselves as a peaceful people? What happens if we really trust God…even with our less than prudent decisions? That […]