It was just like any other Wednesday until the man on the radio said that Billy Graham had passed away. As a North Carolina girl, the name Billy Graham was one I heard from the time I was small to even know in my thirties. It is a name that
This year has not started out how I thought it would. I have strongly contemplated a do-over more than a few times, and quite honestly I was thrilled to see January go. The wind of a new month felt like fresh air as January was starting to suffocate me. Most
I was lonely, it was dark, and I was consumed with sin. I knew what I had been doing for the last few years was wrong but because my relationship with Jesus Christ was not strong, so when I was tempted I was weak. I allowed myself to be tempted.
My mother and I had sweet tender moments coupled with years of silence and forgotten wounds. One night she slipped quietly away and her 18-month battle with cancer was over. I was thirty-nine. The struggle of regret left me wondering what our late-blooming relationship could have been like with the
At the onset of check marks, sticker charts, and “atta-girls”, I was hooked. Something about receiving praise and accolades fanned a fire in me. I loved it–craved it. From an early age, I believed if I worked hard, behaved correctly, and followed the rules, I would earn the best place.
One of my favorite Christmas songs is “O Come O Come Emmanuel.” I love the unlikely heavy richness to the tune in contrast with some of the jingly music that comes over the radio during the holiday season. Last year I taught the song to our church ministry’s children for
Close your eyes. Think of one woman whose story has impacted your walk with Christ. One woman whose unabandoned worship in the darkest season of her life renewed your strength. Can you see her? Her face is crisp in your memory because what God transformed in her impacted you. I
I don’t often jump on a blog post at the last second, there are usually days of planning, drafting and polishing before it even pops up on your screen. However, my heart is heavy, and there are words that I need to write to you, there are things to say.
If I am just honest, I have had a difficult time adjusting after She Speaks. I’m calling it Post-She Speaks Syndrome. If you have ever been to a conference of the caliber of She Speaks you may know what I am talking about and don’t worry if you don’t I
Have you been walking with us through Psalm 91 this week? In the free workbook, there is space for you to write out the full Psalm, praise and prayer, and notes. This simple guide is to be a tool to help you build an understanding of the truth we are