What's in a name hundreds of centuries-old? That's still able to move mountains when upon it's called. What's in a name? Whether Gentile or Jew? That is full of power and mighty to save both me and you. What's in a name that makes demons tremble and flee? And yet gentle enough when spoken to… Continue reading What’s In a Name?
Whenever I look out my window, I always see a tree,One day I questioned, "If that were me, what kind would I be?"Would I be deciduous? Or would I be an evergreen? (The Evergreen) Evergreen never changing, full of leaves always green,Competing for every available spot in the rainforest canopy, Trying to get every bit… Continue reading Poem: Deciduous or Evergreen: Which Would I Be?
I was pretty excited when my dear friend asked me to write for her blog. My first thought was, “God, I have so much to share about everything You’ve done for me!” I was convinced the Lord would lead me to talk about worship, His great provision, or His ever-present nearness in dark, difficult times.… Continue reading Cynical Cyanide
Fall is my favorite season. It is representative of the transition from the smoldering heat of summer to the cold of winter. Now, I am speaking from an ideal perspective. However, I live in Texas so it usually doesn't happen that way. It is not unusual for fall to have 90-degree weather but due to… Continue reading Deciduous or Evergreen: Which One Are You?
There is a place where the Spirit is alive,And the reward of all who believe is everlasting life. There is a place where you can taste and see that He is good, Where all can be restored and His will is understood. There is a place where vision is regained to once sin blinded eyes,… Continue reading There Is A Place
My parents divorced when I was very young. Because of the nature of their divorce, I never had a relationship with my biological mother. After decades of drug abuse and mental health problems, she took her own life before the Christmas of 2000. As you can imagine, even though we were estranged, her choices and… Continue reading Heavy Baskets
This season of my life has led me to pull away from certain things and focus on my spiritual growth as well as my health. During this time, I've also found myself enjoying the simplicity that comes with solitude and minimal distraction. Since becoming a stay at home mom, I've found great joy in being… Continue reading Break Away
Let me be the first to say that I detest grocery shopping. From the lines, insufficient registers, and crowds, I could do without all of it. Let's just say I try to avoid it at all means. I make every effort to get everything I think we may need every time I go because I… Continue reading Is That All You Have?
Traveling in Unfamiliar Territory Tomorrow is my 43rd birthday! I recently traveled from San Antonio, TX to Shreveport, LA to visit my mom. This was to be a familiar 7-8 hour trip, a route which I have traveled several times. I plugged my mother’s address into the GPS, gassed up, and headed north on Interstate 35.… Continue reading Hwy 43 North
From light breaking through the darkness of night, To the wind that gently breezes and guides a child's kite. From the heartbeat at conception as a sign of new life, To milk in the breast of a mother whose infant holds tight. From every inhale and exhale as a our lungs breath in and out,… Continue reading You Are