Insomnia

Why can’t I sleep?? There have been a few times throughout my life that I am exhausted throughout the day and can’t sleep at night, but this one particular night was awful.  I tossed and turned and couldn’t find a comfortable position to lay.  My mind was swirling with all types of anxieties, including thatContinue reading “Insomnia”

Depression – Living without Hope

I’m going to be vulnerable with you.  Once a month I struggle with feelings of depression as part of my cycle.  Sometimes it lasts for minutes, other times it lasts for days.  I have found a trick to beating these feelings or at least stuff them away until the time passes, but I’ve recently encounteredContinue reading “Depression – Living without Hope”

Do you do Resistance Training or do you Resist Training?

One afternoon my dad picks up my bag of resistance bands and asks me what they are.  After I tell him, his reply was simple, true, and yet hilarious: “Oh, you do resistance training and I resist training!”  In that moment I realized something. We have a choice.  We either train or we don’t.  ThereContinue reading “Do you do Resistance Training or do you Resist Training?”

It’s Your Choice – Faith or Fear??

Fear says, “Look at how far you have left.” But Faith says, “Look at how far you’ve come.” Faith is of God.  Fear is of the devil.  You cannot have one while you have the other.  One will rule, while the other cries.  Faith pleases God.  Fear delights the devil.  Faith consists of trusting GodContinue reading “It’s Your Choice – Faith or Fear??”

Should I, Should I Not

Should I?  Should I Not?  Ever had this run through your mind when making a decision?  If you’re anything like me you have and multiple times, maybe even every hour for weeks on end!  I know how complicated making decisions can be, but during these times of confusion and uncertainty it has drawn me closerContinue reading “Should I, Should I Not”

The Life Jacket

Letting Go of the Boat Have you ever had that one endeavor, that one dream, or that one task that just seems so daunting?  I have.  A lot of them!  Ones that seem so far out of reach that they are like mere fantasies rather than things that could actually become reality.    God hasContinue reading “The Life Jacket”

The Much Neglected Necessity

Are you guilty of it? Take the Quiz to find out! Answer these questions, really pondering over what is being asked. Are you lacking peace? Are there things in your life that bother you? Do you worry about anything? Do you neglect refreshing yourself on a daily basis? Are you easily agitated or irritated? DoContinue reading “The Much Neglected Necessity”

Passion and Love

Easter is often seen as colorful Easter eggs and pretty gift baskets, filled with all kinds of goodies.  When I was younger I would love finding these baskets, eating the delicious treats and receiving the many gifts.  Outdoor cookouts with friends and family… it becomes another holiday full of happiness and fun.  But this yearContinue reading “Passion and Love”