The Ones Who Have Gone Before You

Because of the circumstances of my childhood, I used to tell God that I didn’t want to have children unless I could be the mother I needed to be. I refused to bring children into the world and not be capable of doing the right thing as their mother. I would not wish the thingsContinue reading “The Ones Who Have Gone Before You”

How Are You Living?

Last week, my sweet husband, asked me a very important question. He asked,”If you knew you were going to die soon, what would you do?” My mind immediately started to ponder the question. How would I live? What would I do differently? How would I decide to spend the rest of my time? All ofContinue reading “How Are You Living?”

Seasons of Life

Fall and Winter are my favorite times of the year. I loathe the heat of Texas summers and the allergies that come along with the Spring. However, each season has its purpose. In the Fall, change happens. We see the evidence of this in the appearance of reds, yellows, browns, and oranges all around us.Continue reading “Seasons of Life”

From a Seed to Full Bloom

Dear Beloved, What vision has God planted in your heart? What has He gifted you to do? What interests you? What do you find yourself doing naturally? Get your finger on that one thing. What is it? What if that one thing is all it you need to launch change the trajectory of your life?Continue reading “From a Seed to Full Bloom”

Poem: Deciduous or Evergreen: Which Would I Be?

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 bitContinue reading “Poem: Deciduous or Evergreen: Which Would I Be?”

Deciduous or Evergreen: Which One Are You?

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 toContinue reading “Deciduous or Evergreen: Which One Are You?”