How do you want to respond when you get rattled?

You can’t make me mad. I repeat this statement to myself daily. For many years, I allowed other people to control me. I lived in reaction mode, which means that … Continue Reading →

Do you need help?

Sweet friends, I did it! I wrote out my formula for overcoming my circumstances and challenges. While I want to celebrate, I know this is only the first draft, and … Continue Reading →

The pain is worth the blessing

It’s worth it, sweet friends. The pain, sweat, tears, and struggles are part of the journey. Each one is a stepping stone to becoming a better version of ourselves, and … Continue Reading →

Can we still be grateful when times are tough?

A few years ago, I had a similar thought. My back was against the dryer. It was in the middle of the night, and tears streamed down my face. In … Continue Reading →

Twenty years of writing, growing, and overcoming

It’s been 20 years since I started writing. The tears stung my eyes as I typed that sentence. Oh, what a journey it has been with my Lord. When we … Continue Reading →