There she is. Do you see her? She sits quietly at the table in the back with her purse perfectly placed in her lap and her arms neatly resting on top. She smiles on the outside, but on the inside? On the inside, her heart is breaking, and her soul is crushing as she looks… Continue reading You Are Not Alone
I have come to realize that I have this problem. Well actually, I have known about it for a while. My husband always points it out to me when we are waiting for a table at our favorite restaurant or walking through the mall. Or Target. Or the parking lot. Or sitting in the doctor’s… Continue reading When You Can’t Stop Staring at Your Problems
Welp! It's Josiah Day! So friends, let's break out our party hats, blow on our noisemakers, throw up the confetti and get out our toolboxes...err...tool boxes?! Yep! Because this is happening... If you remember, three months ago, I wrote "Putting the Cart Before the Horse" because I sensed the Lord asking me to prepare a… Continue reading Silly or Not…Here We Go!
"Okay sugars, get settled down and crawl underneath the covers. It's time to go to sleep." Immediately the giggling stopped and her body language changed as she looked up at me and said, "But its dark outside. I don't like the dark." Hearing the worry and fear in her voice, I pulled the covers… Continue reading What Your Heart Needs to Hear When You Are Afraid
Somewhere tonight there is a woman, sitting next to the twinkling lights of her Christmas tree and staring at the fireplace mantle. Year after year, her heart tells her head, "Here's another Christmas with no children's stockings to hang or cookies to bake for Santa." I can see the tears fall on her sweet face… Continue reading To the Childless Woman at Christmas…