Losing Someone You Love

life, suicide, loss, losing someone you love, divorce, breakups, dealing with loss, life is hard, life and loss, grief, grieving, grieving well

Losing someone you love is a topic most of us can relate to. When talking about losing someone you love, we’re not just talking about death. Most certainly death is one of the ways we experience loss, but the falling apart of a relationship is another form of loss, whether by divorce or a breakup … Read more

Why Am I Here?

questions, life, broken life, Jesus, trusting God, when life doesn't turn out the way you planned, Chasing hard, podcast

Have you ever asked the question, “Why am I here”? If you are reading this then the answer surely has to be a resounding “Yes” unless you are an incredibly fortunate person who has never encountered anything remotely adverse. No? Then you are a part of the normal population. Why am I here? is a … 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

Imperfect Perfection

Jesus made us perfect, we are imperfectly perfect in Jesus, because of what Jesus did, righteousness, hope, life, eternal life, not about this life, living with the end in mind

The enigma of the gospel is imperfect perfection. In our imperfections, we are made perfect (righteous) in Christ Jesus. This morning I read Paul David Tripp‘s New Morning Mercies and this is what it said; “If you obey for a thousand years, you’re no more accepted than when you first believed; your acceptance is based … Read more

A Plan For Your Life

Jeremiah 29:11 says, “For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” (ESV). I was thinking about the struggles I have had in my life. Not so much questioning why things happened, or if I … Read more

A Plan For Your Life

Jeremiah 29:11 says, “For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” (ESV). I was thinking about the struggles I have had in my life. Not so much questioning why things happened, or if I … Read more