Finding Peace in the Storm

The storm is coming It forces open the curtains and pushes its way in Heart crushed Body splintered Mind fragmented Soul ripped There is no where to hide The storm is always looming In the quiet and calm of smiles and laughter The storm taunts Shattering the peace There aren’t any No Trespassing signs No […]

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Do One Brave Thing

Prayer:  Lord, sometimes, I delay. I hesitate. I worry. I fear. I wonder what others will think. I think:  it doesn’t matter, someone else already said it, and no one cares. Then I waste time instead of doing anything you’ve called me to do. When I step into my calling, I get overwhelmed, filled with […]

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Looking for a sign to keep going?

All along my journey, there have been times where I simply wanted to quit and give up. I have balled up my fists and with clenched teeth sputtered, “What is the point?” It often happens when I am in position to do the next thing, and right before I move to take the next step, a strong […]

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Jesus Showed Up

Recently, I was able to spend a weekend at the beach for my daughter’s soccer tournament. It was great to just get away and spend time with my kids. It was also a special time for me to be still and bring my broken heart to Jesus. And, He met me there. Jesus showed up.

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Stepping out of the Darkness {An interview with Lyneta Smith}

How did God use this Pink Sky to give me the strength, faith, and courage to keep stepping into His light and out of the darkness of Childhood Sexual Abuse? What did those steps look like? Click here to join me at my friend, Lyneta Smith’s site where I share more about my journey out of the […]

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Jesus loves the little girl

There is a little girl in all of us.  Maybe she’s running through a field of sunflowers, or maybe she’s tucked quietly away in a small dark closet.  Wherever she is, Jesus loves the little girl in each of us. Today you get to hear from her, the little girl inside of me, as she […]

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Take the next step

It is time to take the next step. Looking back, that is what it has felt like all along – step after step after step. Every step was a big step.  Saying the words, calling the counselor, showing up for the appointment, signing up for group therapy and conferences, standing up and sharing my testimony: […]

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A Place of Healing

Can you imagine waiting 38 years to be healed? The story of the Healing at the Pool in John 5 is a powerful story. It takes me back to the beginning of my healing journey. I remember reading in church about Jesus noticing and approaching the man who had suffered for 38 years. My heart was pounding. At the time, […]

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God Pursues

The steam was just starting to disappear on the mirror as I prayed in the bathroom for God to help me.  I woke up to an intense bad dream, startled and shaken.  A cold Diet Coke and some time in the Word helped refresh and calm me.  The humming of the hairdryer stopped and a […]

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