survivor, meet the Overcomer

Survivors are terrified of a reality they already innately know to be true: even if people did know, they wouldn’t do anything to help. – Kaeyley Trillis Haver, childhood rapper survivor When we are under siege at a very young age, we can pick up partial truths and run with them: It’s my fault myContinue reading “survivor, meet the Overcomer”

While Shepherds Watched…

While shepherds watched Their flocks by night All seated on the ground The angel of the Lord came down And glory shone around And glory shone around God decided to let the lowly know before the mighty that Good News was just around the corner in the Christmas story. Notice the angel didn’t show upContinue reading “While Shepherds Watched…”

in His grip

I begin truly living when God is the one writing my story. Sounds like the opposite of what logically makes sense, but its so true. When God writes our story, His love comes shining through. Our part is to make sure we are in His hands, He does all the rest. Again, sounds too easy,Continue reading “in His grip”

His writeful place

I had a dream I had kept hidden for several decades. And a few months ago at a special prophetic night, someone publicly read the mail in my heart and spoke it over me. I am to write a book….at least one. I have had a few ideas of late, but the timing for myContinue reading “His writeful place”

only part of the story

Oh as you run, what hindered love will only become part of the story. –Steffany Gretzinger, Come out of Hiding A few weeks ago, I took part in a night of prophetic teaching, and one of the words spoken was the lyrics to this song. It snuck past my defences, and opened my heart toContinue reading “only part of the story”

entrusting a teen with the King

I was very struck by God’s choice of Mary. Not because I don’t think she was a good choice, but because she wasn’t the obvious choice. Most of us, if we are honest, would have chosen a gal more like Elizabeth: wise in experience, settled, already married. Not a teenager still living at home. ButContinue reading “entrusting a teen with the King”

trusting a teen- Luke

I am the mother of two teens. The first will become a full fledge adult this January as she hits her double decade milestone, the youngest will turn 18 in February. I have learned, as well as every other parent, to begin to trust my teens as they matured with age appropriate skills & jobs. Continue reading “trusting a teen- Luke”

Adventures in Advent

With the arrival of Advent comes the retelling of the Christmas story. I have heard it many times… in song, through drama, or by a reader at church. I have read the story to myself, and to my children. This year, I am doing something different. I have never read the whole story in theContinue reading “Adventures in Advent”

rewrite my story

How long can I stay Lost without a way to rewrite I wish I could rewrite this story Change every word of every line Write any story but mine Someone tell me when Can I start again And rewrite this story? ‘Rewrite this Story’ chorus lyrics from Smash There have been many days I tooContinue reading “rewrite my story”