At times, it appears my fire has burned out. The weight of my circumstances has snuffed it out completely and only darkness remains. Smoke circles me like a an unwanted fog, hindering my clear view, choking me, and confusing matters. Defeat has become my captor. But then I feel it, hard to notice at first—the… Continue reading Out of the Darkness
Y’all, I’m tired. I keep searching for uplifting words to share, but I’m physically spent. With continuing to heal from back surgery (now without the brace), enduring kidney stones, suffering through a stomach bug and now fighting off a flu-like virus, I’m worn down. But, thankfully, I’m not worn out. And, thankfully, there are people… Continue reading Remember by Lauren Daigle
I remember Hurricane Hugo in 1989. It hit eleven days after my 8th birthday. It was very scary. My mom tells me I asked her over and over if we were going to die. Now, with Florence heading our direction (just after my birthday again), I can’t help but think of those memories. The damage.… Continue reading In the Storm’s Path
Let me start by saying that I haven't found a single person who likes dealing with dog poop. It is messy and stinky and just no fun. Recently, my husband went away for a guy's weekend. I was holding down the fort alone, taking care of my two littles and our feisty dog. As I… Continue reading What I learned from dog poop…
Today is a big day in our house. It is class assignment day. My daughter will finally find out who her first grade teacher will be for the year. She has been waiting in great anticipation the whole summer, just wanting to know what’s next for her. I can relate. I have been in a… Continue reading Embrace the Wait
What I’ve learned through personal struggle is—Change is tough. Yet, God can lead us to personal growth. We can strip away areas that hold us back. We can become better versions of ourselves.
This is actually an email I sent to a friend, but I feel it describes my feelings so well. We all have our mountains to climb... Well, I made it through major surgery—lost two liters of blood and almost needed a blood transfusion, but luckily didn’t. I made it through the removal of two ribs… Continue reading I made it…