" ... but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance, endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope. This hope will not disappoint us because God's love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us."Romans 5:3-5 "but we also rejoice … Continue reading I Will Rejoice
Years ago I got my toes stepped on after an old friend unfollowed me across the board after I posted pictures of my husband and me getting some anniversary tattoos together. She clearly did not approve of our adventure and let it be known with her unfollow. I was hurt. She was an old friend … Continue reading Freedom in the Unfollow Button
'Tis the season to be thankful. Give thanks with grateful heart. Count your blessings. The things you love can't be bought. Grateful ~ Thankful ~ Blessed. I could go on; there are plenty of catchy phrases that surround the holiday season. I've probably said a few. Maybe not grateful/thankful/blessed, but others. What do you think … Continue reading Thankful for What is Missing
This Christmas I find myself searching. Searching for a bit of Heaven here on Earth. Searching for a long gone scent of love in clothes left in the closet, a favorite blanket kept on a bed as a reminder he is still here, close. I'm searching for a bit of Heaven here within things. Could … Continue reading Searching for Heaven
I'm not gonna lie, I will anchor myself to 5,000 things when I am drowning. When waves are crashing and pulling me down I will flail about trying to hold onto that one thing. Give me just one thing that will keep me afloat. Hope.