Fear Is A Bully


imgblog fear is a bully treeYou’ll be okay.
You’ll get through this.
Even though it may not seem like it right now.

Right now it seems impossible.
Right now it seems too big.
Right now all the “what if’s” are threatening to submerge you in a mental and emotional tsunami.
Because that’s what fear does. Read More

What Grieving People Need During the Holidays

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I remember the first Thanksgiving without him. The first real holiday we would gather and my husband of 25 years would not be there. He had died almost 5 months before. And I felt nowhere near ready to face a day such as this. Read More

What You Need to Know About Widows

Depressed in Fog

“Grief and suffering don’t care what you endured the month before. They will come again anyway, and expect you to deal with them.” –Michelle Cushatt Read More

Let It Pour

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This quote.

Full of beautiful and hopeful and hard and stark naked and trying and falling and being and still standing and rejoicing :

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Against All Hope

imgDD blog hope“Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed…”  (Romans 4:18a) 

When it looked hopeless, he believed.

When it made absolutely no sense, he believed. Read More

With All My Heart

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“Your season here is finished.”

How crazy does that sound? Yet that was exactly what I felt God whispering to me a few months past as I set rather unhappily at my desk one work day.

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I Remember You By Heart

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The Day I Lied To The Internet

PIC take deep breathI lied on Instagram.

OK, maybe it wasn’t a total lie. But it wasn’t the whole truth either. When I posted a photo of the sign pictured here that hangs above the door in my garage, Read More


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