Building Relationships With Adults As An Adult

Building relationships and starting new friendships in my adult years has been hard. Every person's "normal" setting is different.  I expected that if a new acquaintance is cross cultural to my own but even with the same culture, it is different. I find myself trying to prove that I am worthy of that persons friendship. …

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When Did I Forget She Was A Child?

Here's the truth. I have been riding Jazmine ever since she was a toddler to get her to be the perfect child.  By perfect, I mean obedient.  The child that rarely makes mistakes or missteps.  The child that 'gets it' the first time. The child that is the ideal child at every age and stage.  …

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Idols

I am reading through the Bible; one chapter a day.  I am in the Book of Judges. Throughout the Old Testament, when the children of Israel turned from their wicked ways and sought God's face, they are told to 'put away their idols'.  I wondered about that.  They had the presence of the Lord right …

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Laid Bare

I've been apart of church meetings before; countless times actually.  I've been apart of a community of believers all of my life.  None of the meetings were harsh, conducted cruelly, or any other horror story you might have heard. When I was old enough to understand what was being discussed, I was always uncomfortable when …

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Confessions Of A Grown Woman

I have a confession to make. It is severely humbling to admit. It is terrifying to permanently pen to paper. It is one of the most exposing bit of information I have ever shared about myself here. I craved validation. As much as I was stubborn, I sought a stamp of approval. I yearned for …

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