WWJD: Just tell the truth already

Love does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. 1 Corinthians 13:6, NLT Have you known someone, then found out later that they hid things about themselves? Left you wondering if they were really who they seemed to be? Why they didn't think you could hold space for their truth? Or [...]

The Messy Middle

There is a place I dread visiting these days. For anyone navigating this stage of parenting, you must know this place. It is hidden behind a door in our home. I know who is there. Problem is...I never know what is there. Meaning, I never know what mess I will find. Are those clothes on [...]

Such a time…

For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 When I began this blog many years ago, I began so in a caffeinated state, usually at 3am in the morning. Usually battling the wills of autism. Here it is almost 7 years later. It’s still 3am. My state is [...]

Looking for love? Open this…

  Write them on the doorposts of your house, and on your gates. Deuteronomy 6:9 I have sticky notes of daily affirmations and reminders of my worth posted in a number of places. On walls. On mirrors. On microwaves. Coffee pots. Some are quotes I have collected through the months, but others are Bible verses. [...]

Pinky promises from God

"We will go tomorrow to get donuts. I promise." I said this to my little boy as he headed into the house. As he trickled in from school, and we then began the task of managing the afternoon and evening activities. Pinky promised that, yes, next time we would go. "Tonight we have a lot [...]

A BFF like no other

The subject of friendships has been the topic of much discussion in the many roles I have in this crazy thing called life. Friendships, especially those you have when growing up, can be hard to navigate. Tough to figure out who is true, and who is not really that good for you. Who is going [...]

“Feeding” a different beast

This past summer I spent the entirety of my time off in a period of self-care and healing. Working on and loving who God had created me to be. Part of that was understanding just how much I was loved. Through that process, I spent a lot of time in His Word, writing down a [...]

One Word: Hope

"This just doesn't seem fair. Now our insurance may go up because she decided to lie?" "Sorry, hun. Now it's a matter of principle. This time I filed a claim purely for justice sake. I am not paying for the damage she caused. I am not paying for her to lie and get away with [...]

Need an answer? Don’t Google it…

“I saw it on the internet.” “I don’t know. I googled it.” This. This is how we get our answers to many of life’s problems. To the things we don’t know. I am of the generation who had to research via encyclopedia. Trying to find out information on anything took more than 30 minutes; sometimes [...]