Letting Go of the Life I Dreamed Of…Embracing the One I Have

Letting Go of the Life I Dreamed Of…Embracing the One I Have

I look back to days gone by, I look back to being a small girl with a dream…. Maybe it was a dream of castles and a prince that would come to my rescue.  Disney cartoons used to do that….the prince coming to rescue the damsel in distress.  At the same...
Part 4: My Sin, Working Through My Shame & Helping Others

Part 4: My Sin, Working Through My Shame & Helping Others

Starting in the fall of 2007 until the summer of 2013 this sin-plagued me.  No matter how much I tried to put it behind me it kept resurfacing with a vengeance.   I thought that I had forgiven myself, but each time my husband used it against me to keep me quiet the...
Angels Among Us

Angels Among Us

As a little girl, I believed that an Angel was a heavenly creature sent to us by God to help in times of need.  I had an image in my mind of a youthful person dressed all in white with wings and a halo. I believed that they existed, but never imagined that I would...
Forgotten on Mother’s Day

Forgotten on Mother’s Day

I was sure that this Mother’s Day was going to be different this year.  It started off different.  Jeff, my husband, had a gift ready for me Sunday morning.  My 3 boys had made gifts also.  The boys had requests for breakfast and Jeff told them it was my day...
GOD TOLD ME TO STAY

GOD TOLD ME TO STAY

Why did I stay?  Well, I didn’t always.  I left once, during our first two years of marriage.  I moved out around August.  I was tired, tired of hurting all of the time.  Tired of feeling worthless and unimportant.  So after a big fight one night, I started...