My latest article on iBelieve has me rattled. The pieces I choose are generally topics that come from a place of growth. Areas I’ve been challenged in and still wrestle through. I suspect I’ll be on this course of struggling and growth until the day I die....
I frequently hear from Christians who struggle knowing what to do next. They want to do well. They want to serve, to love, and live well, but they don’t know how to move forward in circumstances that are tough, tiring, and confusing. When life doesn’t go...
When a prolonged season of extreme stress overtook me, I collapsed. I could no longer do what had been done before. With my brain muddied-up and fuzzy all the time, an inner drive took over. Move towards healing or move aside and let life deal with you. I chose to...
Over the last five years I’ve purged a lot of material things from our home. Getting rid of these items took courage and decision making which are hard when losses pile up. If I cry in front of you about the way some of these losses impact my heart still, you...
Goodness, watching the news or scrolling through social media can make you sad and glad. Can’t it? Just this week, I watched two powerful videos that had me grinning from ear to ear. I smiled with tears, moved by beautiful stories. But in the span of two days, tears...
Ever find yourself struggling through life’s challenges? Maybe you’re tired and weary. Maybe fears and doubts threaten your ability to live well as a Christian.
I believe God has more peace, joy, and freedom than many of us come to know. I want this for us.
I also believe God is bigger and better than any of us can ever know. I want us to see more of Him daily.
Here we’ll journey through areas of emotional health, soul care, and spiritual growth in order to cultivate a life-well lived and a soul well-nourished. Not a perfect life, but a life reliant on the One who is perfect.
While it may not be easy, it’s worth it.
**NOTE: I am not a licensed therapist or clinician. Any advice given on this site is strictly my observations and insights based on personal experiences and study. It should in no way take the place of professional assistance.
If you're ever in the Grand Rapids, MI area, visit @bakerbookstore! It's amazing how much is there. The used book section is huge, the new books and gifts selection is wide, and there are places to sit and enjoy your finds.
I haven't heard back from the person who emailed saying she was ready to end her life, and believe God is telling her to do it. Thank you to all of you who have prayed for her. Let's continue to pray for her, and anyone else ready to give in to the enemy's ploy.
For decades, I've wanted to be like Jessica Fletcher. Traveling. Seeing different friends. Solving mysteries.
I feel like her today as I travel throughout July & meet so may great people! I'm in introvert, & highly value connection.
No mysteries to solve though. Good thing. 😆
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