As women we get caught up in defining ourselves, by reliving painful or hurtful circumstances. We bury ourselves under the pain and regret of a million different moments. Instead of viewing life as a big picture, we are stuck in our feelings of unworthiness. Scars of sorrow engulf your heart as a friendship dies. As you … [Read more...] about Defining Moments
I am linking up for Five Minute Friday. The FMF is hosted by Kate Motaung on her blog Heading Home. Today's prompt is "embrace." As I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, this picture captivated my heart. My mind wandered back to the beautiful bouquets of dandelions given to me by dirt stained hands. In my heart I can see the chubby cheeks laced with traces of mud and smiles that … [Read more...] about Embrace the ordinary moments!
In the distance you hear a faint humming and buzzing sound, your heart races as you envision a bunch of bees are swarming angrily above your head. Suddenly you realize it is not the sound of killer bees but your alarm is going off and you desperately try to set it to snooze. You snuggle under the covers for another five minutes of peace and quiet. Harsh reality hits you like a … [Read more...] about 3 Things to remember when you have Mom guilt.
What do you place your hope in? Hope is defined as a person or thing in which expectations are centered. What you place your hope in, defines how you live your life. The following examples are based upon numerous people and stories mixed together, the names are fictional. Lisa based her worth on her intellect. She attended the best schools and received the highest grades and achievements … [Read more...] about Where do you place your hope?
Spinning around and around, my mind can go faster than Jimmy Johnson around any NASCAR track. Unfortunately, trophies do not line my cabinets for the dizzying speeds at which my thoughts can go in the middle of the night. Have the "What ifs" of life ever taken control of your brain? Perhaps like me you began to think about your aging parents and as they face health concerns you imagine every … [Read more...] about What if?
Deep anguish surrounded my heart and the salty tears of sorrow caused my pillow to become dampened with grief so deep it could not be spoken. Racing in a million different directions, my thoughts exhausted me. Desperately, I begged God to answer my prayers with what I considered a perfect plan to a problem I could not fix. God, where are you? Do you see? Help us! Short and broken phrases were … [Read more...] about Hope in the darkness