A Journey with a Gap

Do you ever feel like you are on a journey to somewhere and as you are travelling along that journey, there is a gap between where you are and where you are supposed to be or who you are supposed to be? You desire to be liked and accepted but how do you get thereContinue reading “A Journey with a Gap”

Blank Page

Looking at blank page can be paralyzing or an exciting challenge. How do I fill the page? There are so many possibilities. Are possibilities so numerous that it is too hard to decide which topic to choose? Or do I leave it blank for now and come back later? Will it be a ‘to do’Continue reading “Blank Page”

It’s Christmas!!

Do you say those words with excitement and anticipation or do you say it with dread and disappointment? For me, Christmas is a time of excitement. The lights and decorations illuminate and add beauty to the darkness of winter. Not only to the darkness of winter but to the hard times and pain in ourContinue reading “It’s Christmas!!”

Can You Believe It? You Are Loved!

Do you feel loved? Do you know, I mean, really know that you are loved?  Can you believe that you are loved, just the way you are? Some days it seems like nobody loves me. Can you relate? Have you experienced that as well? “For God so loved the world, that He gave His onlyContinue reading “Can You Believe It? You Are Loved!”

I Hate Myself!

I hate myself! How can anyone love me? I’m so stupid! Have you ever said those words to yourself? Or heard someone else say them? If you have, you are not alone. I have said those words too many times to count. As I grew older, I realized those words are lies we tell ourselves.Continue reading “I Hate Myself!”

Image

Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought to yourself, “I’m so fat” or “I wish I had straight teeth” or “I wish I was pretty” or “I have too many wrinkles” or “I wish ________ (fill in the blank) or…I’m just not enough! But wait! I am created by God. Not only amContinue reading “Image”

Letting It Soak In

“Fearfully and wonderfully made”…I’m still trying to comprehend that.  What does that mean? I am not a scholar or theologian so I can’t give you a definition or an explanation. I just know, that even though I was at the bottom of a mountain when I read this verse, it was a mountain top experience.Continue reading “Letting It Soak In”

Wonderfully Made

How can anyone like me? I’m not worthy…I’m “not enough”.  For years I lived my life with routines and schedules, hoping to stay out of everyone’s way so that I wouldn’t offend anyone. I sheltered myself from getting close to people for fear that they wouldn’t like me, or I would disappoint them if IContinue reading “Wonderfully Made”