Leaving the shame behind

So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. Romans 8:1 We had started over. My husband and I that is, in many ways. But in this case, what I am talking about is a devotional we had started afresh. The devotion to intentionally read. One I mentioned a while back [...]

You can run…but you can’t hide

Rocks. I mentioned some of them in my last post. Those I threw into the ocean of surrender. And those I threw at cars when younger. Yes. My brother and I were often bored on our little street growing up. If we were not yelling across the street for our cousins to come out and [...]

To the Mom Wondering Where She Went Wrong

Each time he said, "My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness." 2 Corinthians 12:9 Dear Mom, I see you there. Weary. Worried. Wondering where you went wrong. I know you worry about judgment, condemnation, and the whispers that you must have done something wrong. There must be something you did for [...]

You Want Me to Do What?

"So if the Son sets you free, you are truly free." John 8:36 I used to have this desire to one day write my life story. I loved to write as a child and teen, and I loved to read books about the lives of others, especially those who had overcome obstacles. But this past week, [...]

We All Fall Short

"God can take what Satan meant for shame and use it for His glory." Lysa TerKeurst I blog a lot about my children here. Not only are they three of the most important people to me, but each of them has taught me many lessons on life, motherhood, love, and God. There comes a time [...]