Why do our minds keep returning to the thoughts and memories that cause us the most pain? We each have experienced traumatic experiences in our lives, but why do we insist on re-living the trauma over and over in our minds? How do we just let it go? After last week’s blog, I was regularly … Continue reading I’ve Blocked It, I’ve Rejected It, Now What?
As I was reflecting on last week’s defensive strategy scripture, I couldn’t help but think about how powerful the first part of the scripture was. It was on my mind most of this week as I found myself contemplating all my problems, my disappointments, my regrets, my unfulfilled wishes and dreams. I knew I would … Continue reading Rejecting Those Shots Like a Spiritual Beast
I have a hard time holding my tongue when it comes to my immediate family. I’m quick to tell my husband or kids how I feel about their behavior or choices - I always seem to have an unsolicited opinion about how they are performing…uh, I mean living. Even though I usually feel like my … Continue reading Taking My Mind AND My Mouth Captive
If I’m being honest, I’m not happy with God right now. I’m disappointed by a number of things going on in my life. And that’s just real talk. Real feelings. I can’t help how I feel. But I am still responsible for how I act based on the feelings. So as I have been reading … Continue reading What Does Trusting in God Look Like?
My schedule was jam-packed this past weekend. Throughout the week, I experienced varied levels of anxiety about it, as there were a number of activities that required close coordination with my husband. Anyone who knows my husband, knows that time is not his friend. I jokingly (cough, cough) always say that I always need a … Continue reading Just Do It? No, Just Trust God Instead