I’m here because I’m flawed, I drop the ball, the screw up, and I fail at times. But I’m gifted, beautiful, loved, confident and God has given me the ability to get back up again. Because I have a voice. Because I want to use it for His purpose. So I write. And I speak. And I pour out a little bit to the world hoping it will make a difference in someone’s life. I pray that He will use me and this blog to impact people; that He will let it be a lighthouse.
I’ve been contemplating the problem with strength. Yes, the problem with strength. Seems silly doesn’t it? How can strength be a problem? How can an asset be issue? Simply put, strength draws and strength reveals. When strong people are bold in their strength, it can rub “weaker” people the wrong way. It can be perceived… Continue reading The Strength Problem: Mountains Don’t Bow
Time and time again I’ve found myself stuffed uncomfortably in to corners that I pray my way out of. Corners of time, “I forgot”, and “I don’t really want to be here”. Corners of self-doubt, frustration, and expecting the worst. I’ve been there more times than I care to recount, but I believe that we… Continue reading The Stuff That Books Are Made Of
I’m no gardener. I’m from the city. “Gardening” when I grew up consisted of watering my grandmother’s plants – indoors. So when I moved away from the city and bought my first home, I tried my hand at gardening. A few cucumbers and melons later, I thought I was an expert. Each year the ground… Continue reading Something You’ve Planted
It’s amazing to realize that no matter how old we get, we never know everything about ourselves. We are constantly evolving and changing, so there may be things we don’t understand and may never understand. Our likes and dislikes can change. What we consider “needs” can change. It’s a continual process. I heard an artist… Continue reading Find Yourself in Your Work
Whatever it is that you need to do today…you can. Job interview…you can nail it. Tough, overdue conversation with a friend or loved one…you can get through it. Going to a job you don’t necessarily like…you can make it through one more day. Dealing with your issues…you CAN face them. You are bigger than they… Continue reading You Can…