Trusting God With Your Brokenness

being broken, trusting God, when it's hard, when it doesn't look like God is listening, God can fix the brokenness in your life, God can fix the brokenness in your marriage, He is with you, run to Jesus

I was watching a movie a while back. Not a Hallmark movie, but one with a similar storyline, because I just love a cheesy Hallmark movie. Brokenness In this movie, the would-be, didn’t-see-that-coming couple were having a conversation about a B&B they were restoring together, and these words caught my attention. The guy said that … Read more

Not Just The Wife

marriage, struggles, not just the wife of an addict, not just the wife of a sex addict, you are more, God made you to be more, God has a plan for you, finding out who you are, grieving, grieving the things you loss in your marriage

I have great news to share today! You are not just the wife of an addict. The sum of your life is not the situations you have experienced. You are more than the dysfunction. You are more than the things you have survived. You are more. What were you like as a little girl? Who … Read more

What If We Believed Part 2

What If We Believed?

Continuing from the last post: What If We Believed. And that’s what makes this hard. It is sin. Just more acceptable because it can be dressed up, hidden or paraded about as righteousness. I am talking about pride from the last post What If We Believed. I am a sinner, the same as the person who … Read more

Turning 60

betrayal, trauma, relationships, help, hope, don't do it alone, EMDR, counseling

I came across this post I wrote on another blog I have, Not A Perfect Life, and I wanted to share it here. Although it has been two years since I turned 60 the words still resonate. Today is my last day being 59 years old. I guess it’s only natural that I am feeling … Read more

A New Kind Of New Year

new year, Southeast Church, Trip Lee, Paul David Tripp, living with the end in mind, messages about sexuality, our bodies belong to God, using our bodies as an act of worship

Happy New Year! The first service of the new year at our church, Southeast Christian in Louisville, Kentucky, started 2022 off with a bang. We had Trip Lee as a guest speaker and what a message it was! Kudos to Kyle Idleman and all those involved in arranging for Trip to come. It was a … Read more

Betrayal

Have you ever been betrayed? If so, then you know up close and personal the emotional suffering that goes along with betrayal. Dictionary.com defines betrayal like this: the act of exposing or delivering someone to an enemy through treachery or disloyalty: This security leak was an inexcusable betrayal of an ally whose very existence is … Read more

Do You Hold On To The Past?

holding on to the past, letting go, trusting God, don't live stuck, being stuck isn't living, hope, God, Jesus

I was going through some old stuff, all the things you keep that make up a growing family. I was throwing things away that didn’t seem to matter anymore and dividing the things that appeared to in piles for each family member to look at and decide if they wanted to keep what was rightfully theirs. … Read more

The Usual, The Unusual

Hope, hard times, surrendering to God, staying in bed to escape, trusting God, where do you find hope

What a difference a day makes. Or two or three… The Usual The alarm went off at the usual time Saturday morning. I like to stay pretty consistent in my going-to-bed and getting-up life, and this particular Saturday was no different. Except it was. I knew before I told Siri to reset my alarm for … Read more