Faith over Fear. A popular saying found on T-shirts, signs, and all sorts of other items, meant to remind us to choose Faith when Fear is looming. If only it were that easy… We can pump ourselves up saying we got this, remind ourselves of our scriptures, say our inspirational quotes, or seek encouragement from … Continue reading The Ultimate Tug of War: Faith vs Fear
Last week I shared about a miraculous MRI report – where God responded to our faith and answered our prayer of healing concerning Kennedi’s knee. The answer was seemingly impossible without medical intervention, but we were bold enough to believe God was able and willing to answer our prayer and do something amazing. How did … Continue reading I Didn’t Know Exactly What I Was Praying For…But He Did
As we are waiting on God to answer our prayers while moving forward in our lives, it’s time for our weekly check-in. Last week we discussed being still and letting God fight our battles. An important part about being still is also BEING QUIET! Our words are just so powerful and can literally change a … Continue reading Why You Must Shut Your Trap!
A friend once joked that all my blogs have happy endings. I don’t necessarily think that is true, as my life isn’t particularly always going in the direction I desire, but I do try to find the victory that is within everything I face. Or at least something to be thankful for. This is one … Continue reading When the Answer Devastates You
At some point in our lives, most of us have sat in a doctor’s office, and they have ordered testing for information about a concerning matter. Any time we have a medical test, there is always the possibility of unfavorable news and a life changing report coming back. How do you usually respond? For me, … Continue reading The Key for Test Preparation (No, Not That Kind of Test!)
Just when things were going well…I’d been rejoicing that the tide was finally turning in our family’s favor, as it appeared that we’d finally won the faith fight concerning Kennedi’s injury. And I was steadily preparing for the next journey of faith, getting ready to take my Leap of Faith. And then I got sucker … Continue reading Either Trust Me, or Trust What You See
Why do those who are experiencing a life of pain and heartbreak still live for God? What’s the point of serving a God who allows us to struggle through so many hardships as we go through this life? As Believers, the foundation of our Christianity should be based on faith in a divine, all-powerful, all-knowing … Continue reading Looking Beyond Your Pain
Have you ever thought about what it takes to create a great story? Think about your favorite books and/or movies. What were the characters like? And what about the plot? Do you like a story that keeps you on the edge of your seat? One with a predictable, satisfying ending, or would you rather have … Continue reading Keep Turning the Page
I considered not blogging this week. We are vacationing in Myrtle Beach, getting a do-over from last year – the fabulous trip I had anticipated for months had been derailed by Kennedi’s injury. Today I laughed when I passed the ice machine near our room, jokingly telling Kenny that it would have been perfect for … Continue reading You Prayed About It, But Do You Believe?
I messed up. Big time. You ever make a bad choice and then continually berate yourself, questioning why, why, why would you do that? How could you be so stupid, thoughtless, lazy, inconsiderate, or whichever appropriate adjective fits the situation?