I was flat on my back for 3 days over the weekend; think in-door, in-bed, and staring at a white ceiling. Thanks to my chronic pain journey, and a bad flare-up, I could not walk one.single.step. After a couple days of laying there solo my spontaneous friend drove 4 hours just so she could lie in bed beside me communally staring at the ceiling. Continue reading Monday’s Confession: Some Days I Don’t Walk Steady
Today I really do “get it” – how small I am, how big God is, and how embracing these proportions in my heart changes my perspective on my pain.
A perspective change should actually be called An Everything Changer because it really can change everything, especially how I view God and His work in my life. Continue reading Monday’s Confession: I “Get It” Now
I love people and making new friends and socializing. It’s my nature. But I have a fatal tendency to destroy my best relationships.
No really! I do!
I would love to blame stuff on circumstances or personalities or differences but the reality is that I’m better at making friends than keeping them. And I don’t know how you are but for me I cannot multitask emotionally when under stress. Someone always gets cut. Or burnt or hurt. Continue reading Monday’s Confessions: I’ve Handled Relationships Poorly
Last evening the people who loved me most gathered around me and battled for my heart – for redemption, for revival, for renewal – and we fought together against the destroyer-of-all-things-good. Spiritually I felt so “clouded over” and emotionally I felt wounded beyond repair. But the clouds parted and God reached down from heaven and said, “She’s mine; she’s all mine!” Continue reading Monday’s Confession (on a Wednesday)
Some days I think people misrepresent My Story. And I get really upset. Like, way more upset than necessary. Continue reading Monday’s Confession:
I do most of my writing at night when my pain is too strong for me to lay down. I pace and write. At night it is just me and God; at night my humanness is so very raw and relentless. Continue reading Monday’s Confession: