Fighting Through Triggers

Fighting Through Triggers

I knew the date to sign up was quickly approaching.  As it neared I wondered each day if I could do it.  Could I fight through the triggers of my past in order to put in the hours I would need to train?  I went back and forth.  Worried that if I didn’t sign up I...
Comparison, No One Wins

Comparison, No One Wins

A few weeks ago my son came home from his dad’s house and he was really upset.  I decided it was worth a conversation, so the next time I saw his dad I brought it up.  My ex-husband completely blew me off and said, “You are just jealous of ___________(his...
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...
Sifting through your past so you can choose your future.

Sifting through your past so you can choose your future.

As I drove into the city I noticed that I was shifting back and forth in my seat.  I was feeling anxious.  My hands became clammy and I felt my chest tighten.  I told my husband that I didn’t really care for big cities, that they make me uncomfortable and...
Handing Your Will Over to God

Handing Your Will Over to God

I remember the day I did it.  The day I reached over and tagged my partner in the tag team wrestling match.  I was tired, I had been digging deep and fighting with everything that I had for months, for years.  I was determined to win, and I wanted to win my way. I...