How to Walk in LOVE in Hurt or Trauma… [learning to love those who’ve hurt us.]
| | |

How to Walk in LOVE in Hurt or Trauma… [learning to love those who’ve hurt us.]

Acknowledge the Reality of Hurt. The reality is we live in a fallen, imperfect world full of messy, broken people and it’s only a matter of time before we are hurt by someone or we inflict pain on another. We are even told in God’s Word that we are to expect trouble in this world….

Am I Where I’m Supposed to Be…. [asking for a friend]!?
| | |

Am I Where I’m Supposed to Be…. [asking for a friend]!?

I have long dreaded this first week back in January. Knowing this week is when our journey began, I worried. Would I feel saddened by the long, brutal journey of moving to Hometown, OK knowing mama would leave this earth just a few months later? Not to mention, now being marooned in a foreign land…

Evil, Self-Serve, and a Holy Juxtaposition… {Does God Really Exist}
| |

Evil, Self-Serve, and a Holy Juxtaposition… {Does God Really Exist}

Through the ages, so much thought and emphasis has been placed on answering the question “Does God really exist?” And “Is Heaven real?” But seldom have we asked “Where does evil come from?” Most of the time, we barely acknowledge that evil even exists in this world. And when we do, we attribute its identity…

The Gift
| |

The Gift

I have always loved this meme. It’s simplicity in truth is profound. As I grieve the closing doors in my life, I’m reminded of this visual. An illustration of a child of God clutching ‘the Gift,’ too afraid to let it go. And my thought was… I’m desperately holding tight to a door yearning to…