I am overly obsessed with being happy. I wake up one day focusing on what I don’t have and that makes me unhappy. So, I spend time trying to figure out how to be happy. What things will make me happier? How can I get certain things back into my life and routine to make … Continue reading All Messed Up
Life is a funny thing. It is filled with amazing moments that just give you goosebumps, but it is also filled with equally amazing hurt. We are subjected to tragedy that literally breaks our hearts, our already fragile hearts. I have been reading in the book of Genesis to start the year (aren't we all?) … Continue reading Take your pick
Yesterday, I took my daughter Abbie to the dentist for her regular 6 month cleaning. Going into the dentist, Abbie still loved going. I mean what's not to love when you are in that stage where you are losing teeth, getting new ones, and get to pick out a toy when you leave. She hasn't … Continue reading FEAR
Lately I have had many conversations with people who just can't seem to find the joy in the pain that James was talking about in chapter 1, verse 2. Their emotions range from anger at God to guilt for not feeling joy in the midst of the pain. I was re-reading Matthew 7 the other … Continue reading The Sand or the Rock?