“Excuse me but I think your daughter is hurt.” My eyes looked up from the book I was reading, across the field to the opposite side of the track where the long jump pit was located. It was an absolutely beautiful day, with the sun shining brightly and only a few clouds in the sky. … Continue reading Even When Devastated, Give Thanks
I’m interrupting our regularly scheduled series of Faith-Filled Moms because my friend Shari passed away from cancer less than twenty-four hours after my first guest blog about Faith-Filled Moms and Fighting Cancer was posted. My friend had valiantly fought her sickness for years. She believed God was going to heal her. And so did I. We … Continue reading A Different Look at Death
I remember when I wrote this...getting out of bed was difficult. I just wanted to sleep so I wouldn't have to think, wouldn't have to remember, wouldn't have to deal with life. I was living with a crushed spirit. Last week I talked about a spirit of heaviness and sadness that I was experiencing after … Continue reading When Life Gets Too Heavy
Have you ever wondered why God has you on a certain path? Do you find yourself questioning the direction of your life?
The path to purpose starts with the unique talents, gifts, abilities, and strengths that God has given us in different areas. But how do we know what we are supposed to do with them? How do we manage the potential that comes from the way we were created?
I started questioning myself - did I really trust God, or was my trust in Him confined to what I wanted Him to do for me and my family?
I hope you have been enjoying this Faith-Filled Moms series - each story has been a blessing to me personally, and I've captured words of wisdom from each mom's story. You can also catch my interview with each guest blogger on Destined 4 the Dub's Facebook Page, as we go deeper into their stories. This … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Faith for the Unknown Journey Ahead
I am so excited to share my friend Deitra's story this week. I have gotten to know her and her family over the years, and especially sweet Myles in Children's Ministry, and he's kept me and my daughters on our toes! Be encouraged by her journey... I have Jeremiah 17: 5-8 hanging on my refrigerator, … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Trusting God in the Darkness
In this week's installment of Faith-Filled Moms, I welcome my Sorority Sister, Kimberly Love, as she shares the story of her daughter's life-changing diagnosis. It is our prayer that her story would encourage those experiencing similar challenges due to an unexpected diagnosis, remembering that God has a plan for each of our lives. Where do … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: When the World Stops Spinning
In this week's installment of Faith-Filled Moms, I invited my friend Giselle to share her story. Giselle is a gifted writer and editor, and was a huge source of help and encouragement when I started on this blogging journey. I'm so excited to share her story with you! I woke up in a cold sweat, … Continue reading Faith Filled Moms: New Every Morning – A Memory of God’s Faithfulness