I have learned so much about myself since the last time I got on here to write about my left turn into Grad School. I just thought there was one wrinkle in my life. But no, I was wrong. In the last few months there have be changes in my life top to bottom. Seriously, I don’t think there is a single area of … Read More Just Keep Showing Up.
This may shock some of you, but as a person, my general make-up is that of someone who is a READY! FIRE! AIM! kind of person. I am always looking to do more, achieve more and be better. This has served me well for most of my life. But as I walk with the Lord and try to yield to His guidance, sometimes I … Read More An Unexpected Turn
Sorry not sorry for that title. Well my girl. You have turned 22. I can’t help but think back to this time last year when you literally filled my entire day and thought life because you were fighting for your life to get out of the chaos cycle you were in. But look at you now! You have your own house. You have your … Read More I Don’t Know About You, But Laycie is Feeling 22!!!
Alright, so we have a lot of duck drama going on around here. I will fully own that the problem started with me. As many of you know, our OG duck, Downton, had a sister that got eaten by the dinosaur that lives in our pond. I wanted Downton to have a real duck family of her own so when Tractor Supply started selling … Read More Duck Drama
Well my baby girl, you are 15. I can’t even believe it. The years have really gone by so fast. Each progressing year has been my favorite with you. Sydney, you really are an amazing human. You and I became believers within a few months of each other, so spiritually speaking we have been walking with the Lord about the same amount of time. … Read More Sydney Turns 15!!
Well, She Speaks has come and gone my OG’s. I am so thankful for all the calls, texts and prayers. I felt them for sure. I spent the first 12 hours REPENTING for being so nervous to go. What a mistake I made. I am so thankful God does not lose His patients with me. I just imagine Him in heaven making all my … Read More My She Speaks Report
Yes this is part 2. If you would like to read read part one you can click here. It has been a crazy couple of months. That is generally the case when you have made all these plans, and then get humbled and realize you are about to learn how to pivot, set your thoughts aside and follow the advice of someone who knows … Read More A Humbling: Part 2
Happy Birthday my love! You got up this morning and told me you are 58. So, let me start by saying you look REALLY good for your age! (He is actually 42) A few years ago when we were in Re-Engage (marriage workshop) the workbook taught us to “study” our partner. This is the art of paying attention and learning what makes the other … Read More Happy Birthday Jesse!
A humbling. That is the best way to describe it. As you are aware, my OG’s, I am preparing a book proposal for the She Speaks conference. I hired a writing/clarity coach to help me polish it up. I approached our meeting rehearsing all of my responses to his congratulations of me being one of the most brilliant writers he had ever worked with. … Read More A Humbling #1 (why am I even telling you this?)
What are you to do when you realize your thoughts have betrayed that you actually think more like Satan than the Lord? Well the first thing is to realize that you need to spend more time with the Lord than with Satan. We are born knowing the thoughts and language of Satan. We all have the sin nature that makes thinking like him natural … Read More And that is how I discovered I was a devil worshipper: Part 2
I realize that is not a good way to start a story on a Christian blog post, but I am nothing if I’m not honest. Stick with me though, because I think this is important. Also, I have heard your cries for shorter posts. So, this is part 1, but you have to promise you will read part 2 when it comes out also. … Read More And that is how I discovered I was a Devil Worshipper: Part 1