It Took 16 Years, But I Finally Let It Go….At Least For Now

It took nausea and fatigue. It took inability. It took surrender. All of those emotions led me to this point. I just don’t give a flying Fig Newton about wether or not my house is spotless. I am 9 weeks pregnant. I was on medication that severely added to my early pregnancy nausea and fatigue. …

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I Can Take It From Here God

I had a speaking engagement last weekend. I was speaking during two of the three sessions at a women’s retreat. I was anxious about the retreat. I was going to be away from home for three days. My nausea was more than I have ever experienced before. When fatigue set in, I give in because …

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Bye-Bye State

Almost 10 years ago, we had no health insurance.  My husband, Brian, said we had "wilderness health." He was referring to the children of Israel.  Deuteronomy 8:4 says, "Your garments did not wear out on you, nor did your foot swell these forty years." Brian would say something like, 'they didn't have a homeland to …

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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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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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