Hello from the other side

Over the past calendar week, I have experienced more highs and lows than any other time I can recall.  Relationship tensions, tears and sudden bad news amidst a new freedom to be more the me God desires me to be.  All in one. And not knowing how things are going to look when the blitzContinue reading “Hello from the other side”

Regrets

Like all of us, I too have regrets in my past. Not meeting Jesus earlier. My behaviour in many situations. My response to several circumstances. The lack of love or compassion I failed to show many who crossed my path. How I have been as a daughter, sister, niece, granddaughter, cousin. Wife, mother. Friend, coworker,Continue reading “Regrets”

leaf it alone- seasons of relationships part 1

Fall always reminds me God has a season in mind for letting go. Just as the leaves are meant to fall, so are the weights of worries, concerns, secrets and burdens we carry, to our own detriment. In some instances, it may be an unhealthy relationship or addictive behavior He may be calling you toContinue reading “leaf it alone- seasons of relationships part 1”

its time to bloom

Photo by @khjlees Its time to bloom. There is only so much watering, feeding, sun & deepening we are meant to experience before we are to show the inner qualities meant to be shared with those around us. Some are meant to help in practical ways: fire, police, armed forces, EMR staff. Doctors, nurses, dentists,Continue reading “its time to bloom”

voicemail

When the past comes calling, let it go to voicemail. Believe me, it has nothing new to say. -Unknown It’s time to delete your voicemail. Listening to old messages doesn’t leave room for any new messages to be recorded. Sounds rather simplistic, but true. When your head is full of “I am a loser”, ”Continue reading “voicemail”

messy

People are messy; therefore, relationships will be messy. Don’t be surprised by messiness. -Tim Keller Life is messy. Not just your space when you share it with others, or don’t tidy up after yourself. People all have their own way of thinking, and expectations of how things will/should/could be… and that difference truly makes lifeContinue reading “messy”

blown it?

Ever have days where you feel like you have blown it so badly, there is no hope for you? I can relate. I have wished, like many of you, I could take back that dumb comment, kept my mouth shut, stayed out of ‘it’, handled ‘it’ differently, or knew then what I know now. ButContinue reading “blown it?”

better things ahead

When your life is filled with potholes, valleys and pain, its hard to see the mountains. But God, the eternal forever all powerful Provider Redeemer Restorer More than able Healer Lover of our souls Maker of heaven & earth Before all time promises…. We have good things coming. Good things are in store for usContinue reading “better things ahead”

looking back

There were two ways to look back. One is healthy, the other an addiction. One acknowledges your history, looking over your past as if you were flipping through a magazine, with a few key images, major highlights and the necessary details inside. This way acknowledges where you came from, but you have been set freeContinue reading “looking back”

come back to life

Let everything bad escape and take the pain with it so you can come back to life. #TheMercifulScar I have found that God is truly the only way to leave my past behind, in its icky pain hurt loss filled entirety. It is one thing to share your hurt with another person, as there isContinue reading “come back to life”