It seems to get the best of me every year – April. I’ve written about it before here, here and here. To sum it up I’ve lost 5 immediate family members during the month of April, years apart, but all in that month. So each year as April rolls around depression covers me like a […]
The recent political race has left our nation divided. Whether your candidate won or lost – 50% of the nation is with you. With all the turmoil going on I keep going back to the verses with the Golden Rule of loving our neighbor. But who is our neighbor and to what extent do we go to show love?
(Note: This post may contain affiliate links. You can read our disclosure policy here.) When you live with a chronic illness you often find yourself feeling useless. You might even begin breaking away from relationships because you feel like you don’t have anything to contribute. In order for you to feel useful and productive […]
Your chronic illness may have forced you to exercise physical and emotional self-care but spiritual self-care, feeding your soul, needs to top the list.
Can you choose joy when you’re faced with grief, failures, regrets and a chronic illness? You can if you focus on the true source of joy!
Lately I’ve been hit with a reoccurring theme – learning to let go. It began as I read Chapter 10 of the book Choose Joy and continued through reading blog posts by my online friends (Kami’s post) messages from my pastor – the list goes on. It’s as if God’s been bombarding me with this in-your-face kind of […]
I have a 3 year old grandson named Levi. He’s the joy of my life. Three is an amazing age. The world is opening up and you begin to see there is a bigger world around you. Far bigger than the toys that once were set in front of you, directly within reach. You’re […]
I hate the C word. I really do. It took my sister away from me at the age of 44, my mother-in-law at the age of 56 and made my dad live his final years in a battle. I hate cancer. In November of 2015 a 23 year old young woman named Breeana entered the hospital to […]