Tag Archives: Redemption

Meet My Goddaughter

Last week Althea Stoltzfoos did a photo shoot for my goddaughter, Paige Nah’Liyah, and I.

Althea is newly engaged to the man-of-her-dreams so she is currently juggling wedding plans and a trip to Nepal (leaving this week possibly). She was able to quickly edit a few pictures from the photo shoot which I hope to post to my Instagram account @maritastoltzfus in the next day or so. Continue reading Meet My Goddaughter

On Expectations and Turning 30

I expected a lot of things about the 30’s. I mean, I didn’t enter my 20’s thinking: hey, I’m going to create a really odd belief system about people older than me. No, the things just came to me through my culture and the people I socialized with and the way I tried to blend in with what I thought might be “normal”. Funny thing is I didn’t realize till now just how silly they were: Continue reading On Expectations and Turning 30

Monday’s Confession (on a Wednesday)

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)