Losses are a Gain

There is nothing like death to make one question that the Lord knows exactly what He is doing. Death can shake the foundation of ones faith…especially when it doesn’t make sense. When I was five years old, I lost my grandfather. When I heard the news, my heartbeat felt like a thousand stallions were racing […]

One Soul to Another

She sits in between the two she most desires respect from. Maybe if she respected herself she wouldn’t be sandwiched in the despair of denial. She has allowed words to come like bullets and penetrate her heart and mind. She could have stopped it but she didn’t know she had the power to do so. […]

If Alcohol Had a Voice

If you ever needed a visual for Alcoholism, here it is. My father resided here until he took his last breath. His clothes still hang in the closet and my hopes and dreams for a father that would love me are in the toilet. I wrote this after going back this summer to see where […]

Being on the Mountaintop

We linger so long in the valley that we forget what it looks like from above. Closer to heaven we feel with each step that we climb. The desire to leave the old things behind is met with expectations of all things new. Freedom awaits us but sometimes we cannot see, because the path is […]

What does the Lord find when He brings us to the end of ourselves? At the very point of his pruning shears, he cuts off life to the world. All of a sudden we are face to face with a situation that requires His power, His protection, Him. We beg for life, for healing and […]