Confessions, Lessons Learned

Praying for Rain?

Have you ever prayed for rain? I suppose most all of us have at some point. Certainly farmers have likely done so more than the average citizen. Perhaps I have but couldn't recall as I reflected on the current season in my life. In times of dreary, rain-soaked, shoulders making way for weary, discouraged emotions, it's unlikely that I'd be praying for "more rain".

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Biblical Truths

The Land of Beginning Again…And Again

Do you ever wish you could start over? Go back and redo or UNDO something? (I mean, WHO DOESN'T??...P.S. if you answered no, you are in denial...just sayin'). I know I sure do!! Recently I read a poem shared on a friend's Facebook page. You know how sometimes you see a billboard, read a quote,… Continue reading The Land of Beginning Again…And Again

Exposed Series

Fearless

I don't suppose I can say I've ever been "fearless". Oh sure, I'm working on it, but it continues to elude me. Sometimes fear taunts me. Tempts me to engage with it. Cozy up to it. Reconcile with it so we can be "friends" again. But for today, I turn down the invitation and stay… Continue reading Fearless

All the Feels, Get Real Series

Cry Me a River

Do you watch Netflix? What about Amazon Prime? Yeah, me too. The other night I stumbled upon a movie - "I'll See You in My Dreams". It was a decent movie and passed the 2 hrs that I was unable to sleep. The main character, Carol, (Blythe Danner), was a widower who had been unable… Continue reading Cry Me a River

Exposed Series, Lessons Learned

I survived, ahem…I THRIVED

Guess what? We all have a story...some chapters we'd rather not read out loud...but they still make up our beautifully broken story of courage, strength, rebirth, and worthiness. Own your story and do not let anyone ever use it against you! Growth is the best personal revenge on anyone who is using the past to… Continue reading I survived, ahem…I THRIVED

Lessons Learned

Watch Your Mouth

Y'all, I have some friends...and they just don't know when to shut up! Have any firsthand experience with that? Does the shirt describe you or someone you know? I suppose we all have friends that would admit they have an "open mouth insert foot problem". Guess what? If you ask my friends, they'd probably tell… Continue reading Watch Your Mouth

All the Feels, Exposed Series, Top 10

Top 5 Things That Make Me Burn

What sets a fire inside of you? What inspires you, infuriates you, and irritates you? You know the thing that sets you off in either a positive way or a negative way. The "thing" that breathes life into your soul and wakes up your body.¬†Your passion ignites and you are fully involved in minutes, most… Continue reading Top 5 Things That Make Me Burn