pain · trials

If it’s easy for you to be a Christian, you’re doing it wrong

I tossed and turned last night. I have tendonitis in my left shoulder, strep throat, a mouth full of sores as a result of that and had a fall out with a friend I love dearly. I’ve been so sick I can’t even muster up the strength to cry, and while I haven’t cursed God,… Continue reading If it’s easy for you to be a Christian, you’re doing it wrong

children · motherhood

Maybe we should stop asking what’s best for our children

It’s been a horrible week for me. The kids were off for Christmas break and the school district decided to forget about Jesus when making the schedule. This week was filled with down time, no holidays and no place to run. The kids were inpatient, fighting and regressing from their lack of a schedule. I… Continue reading Maybe we should stop asking what’s best for our children

legacy · politics

Why I’m sad,The cry of Elijah and The return of the people to God

It is not often in my walk with Jesus that I become disillusioned with the way things are. I have learned to cope, to speak my mind on the issues that matter and to accept the fact that I will no longer ever be part of the popular crowd. Following Jesus is freedom, but we… Continue reading Why I’m sad,The cry of Elijah and The return of the people to God

Catholic · motherhood

Desiring a Spirit of Sacrifice- Why our life is not our own

Transition is hard, and sometimes we seem to always be in it. We are in a constant state of flux- going from one to the other, trying our very hardest to follow God’s will. We pray for big things and when God answers, we sometimes don’t know what to do with ourselves, how to thank… Continue reading Desiring a Spirit of Sacrifice- Why our life is not our own

busy mom · children

The Waking Hours- Why we cannot leave our children out of our prayer life

Some time ago, God answered my prayers and allowed me to write as part of a devotional team at my church. Out of all of the things that my heart longs to write, I love devotionals the most. I have a meditative spirit, one that longs to rest and dwell in the shadow of the… Continue reading The Waking Hours- Why we cannot leave our children out of our prayer life