This is week two on our discussion on our concept of LOVE. Understanding the difference between the world’s view of love and God’s view of love, helps us to learn to embrace God’s love for us. I look forward to hearing from you all your thoughts on this topic this week. (Excerpts from Healing for… Read More What is Your View of Love?
This week we will begin to dive into the concept of love and some of the reasons we struggle with trusting God because of our damaged spirits. The next few weeks the writing for our blog will be taken from the chapter Damaged Spirits from my book Healing for our Soul Gardens. In order to… Read More Unlovable: My Damaged Concept of Myself
Sometimes when I’m in the middle of a battle I feel all alone. It’s as if no one can penetrate the wall of broken places surrounding me, and even if people are around me, I still feel alone. Do you ever feel that way? Yes, I didn’t think I was the only one who… Read More Do You Trust Me in the Battles?
Life is overwhelming at times. Truth be told, there are many times I wish there was a do over button I could push or let’s skip over this button. Haven’t found this yet, but wouldn’t it be nice? When facing a battle that seems unbeatable, to difficult, or to great to face I have to… Read More How to Position Yourself in a Battle
Our morning started with songs of worship. We joined with a local ministry and some rescued women for their daily worship service before they went to work. The beauty in the women was remarkable, truly God’s overcomers. The joy of the Lord was all over them and I felt so honored to join with them… Read More Thailand Series: Day Two Morning
Sounds of thunder roar with an intensity of power and strength. Flashes of light fill the sky, and buckets of rain fall down upon the earth. The roads and walkways have become wet with tears from heaven as I believe the rain is a sign of God’s heartbreaking. Ladyboys are lined up along the buildings.… Read More Thailand: Day One
The morning is covered with a fog of despair as the sun rises over the earth. Feelings of hopelessness, confusion, loss, and pain overwhelm the hearts of those who followed Jesus. So many thoughts are going through their minds such as: “Where do we go from here?” “Who do we trust?” “Jesus, we need you to… Read More The Unknown and Unfamiliar: The Second Day
Often we confuse the words transition and change. This may be in great part to the fact, in our language we often use the words interchangeably (no pun intended), however their meanings are quite different when we get to the core of the issue. William Bridges, author of Making Sense of Life’s Changes: Transitions, says… Read More Yikes I Don’t Like Change – Day One
Recently I was reminded of a memory of when I was about 15 years old. I grew up in Santa Cruz, California and the beach and the ocean were my playground. If there was a small glimpse of the sun coming out, I was at the beach. There was a community of beach goers who… Read More Deeper Waters
With tear filled eyes we stood in our son’s bedroom and I found that my feet were unable to move. My husband looked at me and then turned to our son and said, “I think you mom needs a hug.” Leaving his room took on so much meaning to me in that moment. If I… Read More Be Still and Know