I've been feeling like a sock lately.
You know the one...the sock with holes and covered in lint and dust that you find when you move the washer for repairs. The one you throw away because it's worthless.
I've been feeling unloved by God. I've been feeling like He accidentally dropped me behind the laundry room appliances and forgot about me.
But the truth is that God loves me.
He chose me out of the world. He wants me to obey His commands, not because Read more [...]
5:47 am August 13, 2013
There was a knock on the door. I looked out the window and saw a cop car. Not good. Never a good thing to have a cop at your door. Worse this time of day. I grabbed my bathrobe...
Read more: The Day My LIfe Changed Forever: August 13, 2013
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June 1-30 Challenge
Day 3 Three Things You Can’t Live Without
June 3, 1937. The Duke of Windsor married American Wallis Simpson. He loved her so much he knew he could not live without her, so he gave up the Crown of Great Britain to marry her.
What are three things you can’t live without (or wouldn’t want to).
If you had asked me this question thirty years ago my answer would have been radically different. Back in my twenties, my answer probably would have been material things. Now my answer Read more [...]
A grief support page posted a quote from my book a couple of weeks ago. I think it's worth posting again.
I read another status tonight about someone who survived a terrible car accident. "God was with him since no one should have survived this bad of an accident."
Folks, God promised His children that He would never leave us or forsake us.
God was with Andrew when he, too, was in a car wreck but did not survive! God never turned His back or left Andrew alone. God was watching over Read more [...]
My life has included:
Some of this was me, some was people I loved.
All of it was bad. All of it was ugly.
My life has also included:
These also happened Read more [...]
This powerful post had me in tears this morning. So many little, and huge, things I did wrong as a parent. I wish I could undo so many things. I wish I had been a better mom. But I cannot undo what has been done or unsay what I said.
I can admit my part in what I know and ask forgiveness. When they bring something up that I didn't know about, I can admit my part and ask forgiveness. I can ask God to show me so that I can admit my part and ask forgiveness...but I can never undo the hurt. Only Read more [...]