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How do I move past my unanswered questions?

How do I move past my unanswered questions?

I spoke on Friday to a group of individuals hurting from horrific loss and grief. I heard questions. They get us stuck. Stop us. Stall us out. How do I move past my unanswered questions? We want answers, like NOW!  And we want an outcome that would be, the end . And...

The beginning step to grieve.

The beginning step to grieve.

Grief takes work. It’s messy and hard. And it comes in all sizes and shapes. And sometimes it is very hard to put a finger on your grief and loss. The beginning step is to admit, I am grieving! Name it. Feel it. And the best way to face grief is through--------...

How do I create a purpose driven life?

How do I create a purpose driven life?

So where do we begin to know our purpose and to create a purpose driven life, thus living out purposeful days? Revelation 4:11," Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were...

Are you riding an emotional roller coaster ride?

Are you riding an emotional roller coaster ride?

Many women live day by day riding an emotional roller coaster ride. They allow their fickle feelings to dictate and set their gauge to live by. Then they get stuck in a reactive ride that doesn’t produce the life they want. It takes work to unlearn the emotions that...

Three steps to shrink fear!

Three steps to shrink fear!

 Fear can be a monster in our life, so how do we shrink it? Try these three steps to bust through its stronghold. "For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind" (II Timothy 1:7, KJV) Power. Love. Sound Mind. Fear was all...

5 Tips to Survive a Holiday!

5 Tips to Survive a Holiday!

5 Tips to Survive a Holiday! No matter the holiday, holidays can leave someone longing and craving and wanting more.  The normal routine stops. Silence slinks in. Our rhythm is changed up. And an inner empty space is exposed. Holidays highlight that empty ache more so...

10 ways to move past emotional abuse.

10 ways to move past emotional abuse.

When I was stuck in the abuse for over a quarter of a century, I knew it was wrong, but I did not have a name for it. I knew of marriages, like my parents, which did not have all of the friction and chaos. But, I kept praying, hoping, looking, trying harder, and...

Made to follow your creative lead!

Made to follow your creative lead!

Created in the image of GOD. We are meant to create.  We were made to follow our creative lead! Do you know what you are to create?  Read along as I share one woman’s story to wield her pen: As a young girl, perhaps 9 or 10 years of age, this woman received a little...

A hidden message from my mom’s pen!

A hidden message from my mom’s pen!

The Hidden Message Of Mom's Ink Cartridge Pen My mother had little free time, but when she did, there was a special pen that graced her hands—her blue fountain pen. The tip of the pen resembled the look of today’s calligraphy pens. However, being a farmer’s wife...

Why is emotional abuse so painful?

Why is emotional abuse so painful?

What 's the deal with emotional abuse? Is it that painful? What does it look like? It pierces the heart into little pieces and only the recipient of the abuse feels it. I hated his actions. Why did he not listen? Traveling and sleeping in the same room with her and...

How do I grow my voice and confront?

How do I grow my voice and confront?

Is it time to grow your voice and learn to confront? To confront means to gain clarity and understanding by asking questions to deal with something in an honest and direct way, so you can learn to move through a tough situation. How do you learn to navigate those...