Hindrance to Holiness

Sometimes, I need a good cry session. This morning was good for that. Except, I try to hold my emotions inside while in front of my toddler. I dislike for him to see me cry because I know it distresses him too. I was hurting for some of my loved ones. And while I thought…

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Surrendering My Control

Due to circumstances throughout my childhood, I suffered through years of feeling broken and damaged. Because of this, I was very vulnerable to more pain. I didn’t much care for the feeling of helplessness caused by the magnitude of my external circumstances. So, I decided when I turned 18 years old that no one would…

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Bursting at the Seams

Imagine a single drawer filing cabinet for organizing and storing your mail. Do you think one drawer could fit it all? I snicker when I think about my student loan bills alone. [Although, it’s really not that funny at all.] I am willing to conclude that even those wouldn’t fit into a single drawer. When…

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I Know It Will Be All Better

It was 2 AM. Another wake up call by my crying toddler. Three nights had gone by with this same pattern. However, this night was different. I am one who normally picks him up out of his crib and tries to soothe him back to sleep. I will lay with him on the spare couch,…

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