The Lie We Tell Ourselves

The Lie We Tell Ourselves

Grace, Uncategorized
  The Lie   Everyone lies in one way or another. Small lie, big lie, white lie, red lie ( I just threw that one in there) When speaking on lies, people say things like, "It was just a small white lie" or "It wasn't that big of a deal. You know it's true. When we say we don't lie, we are in fact lying. We can definitely be someone who keeps it real, and on the up and up for the most part. Yet even when trying to protect someone, we may tell them a different truth to not hurt their feelings.  We may lie and tell our children that there is a Santa Clause and Tooth Fairy. Innocent right? Sure, but it isn't true. We may lie when…
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Dear God

Dear God

faith, Grace, Identity in Christ
Dear God, I’m trying. I’m resting in you. Today, I’m reflecting over it all. I know you’ve been with me. You’ve been by my side and in front of me. Lord, sometimes I want to scream! Sometimes I want to cry. I am so strong and I hold things together but I don’t always want to. I have to. People are watching: My husband and children are watching. My family, and church members are watching. Clients and strangers are watching. You have me on display. I’m an example right? That’s what you told me. I’m an inspiration and have to show people how to walk this thing out. I'm a walking epistle. Yeah, and I’m all for that most days. Lord, I’m trying! Reflecting, as I lay here in pain.…
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There is more to this than meets the eye…

Grace, Uncategorized
So, if you've been following my blog, you know that I don't normally post more than once per week. But I had to update you guys on what's going on. I am a baby Vegan. Yes! My family and I, spearheaded by my husband Frank, have transitioned to Vegans this past Sunday. Just like that? you ask. Yes, just like that. We made a decision. And everything in life comes down to decisions. You just have to make it and commit to it. This decision comes with many pros, one of which, is the delightful dishes that I have been cooking. Yum!! I have explored new beans, grains and vegetables that I've never eaten before. My oldest daughter said this was the most Veggies she has had in one week.…
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It's Enough!

faith, Grace, Identity in Christ
  2 Corinthians 12:9 AMP “but He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you [My loving kindness and My mercy are more than enough--always available--regardless of the situation]; for [My] power is being perfected [and is completed and shows itself most effectively] in [your] weakness.” Therefore, I will all the more gladly boast in my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ [may completely enfold me and] may dwell in me.” As Believers, sometimes we feel that we are not enough, or aren't doing enough. Don't let us mess up, this leads to feelings of unworthiness. I've felt this way before and I thank God for helping me to see who I am and His love for me. We won't always get it right. If you are…
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