The Power of Words

“And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.” (Genesis 1:3) God said, and then there was. Our Creator spoke life into existence. We have the same power to speak lifeinto our own little worlds. We also have thecapacity...

I Couldn’t Save Her

Today she would be 40. I was going to visit her grave – about 15 minutes from my house – and got too busy. Or maybe I’m just avoiding. I don’t know… I do know that five and a half years after my sister’s suicide,...

Every Woman’s Pain

Ok, so it’s been over a MONTH since I’ve posted. So sorry…have detached from writing to heed other calls. Pleasantly surprised to note that there were almost 500 reads on my last post, “Those Who Hunger.” 🙂 Please...

Those Who Hunger

A couple of weeks ago, I went to pick something up from my friend Jen’s house, thinking I’d be in and out of there and on my merry way – and ended up in an engrossing conversation on her couch for almost 2 hours. About eating....

God’s Girl

I took a fall today after my sister’s wedding. Tripped over – more like slammed into – a large metal bike rack and fell flat on my stomach. Scrapes and bruises and sidewalk burns all over my shins, knees and hands. Yep, it...

FULL Potential, Part One

Lately I’ve been reflecting heavily upon the “ultimate” power and potential of a mortal. What are we REALLY capable of doing and being? I don’t mean physical potential, like becoming a world class athlete or anything....

How Could He Love Them as I Do?

Thirteen – almost 14 – years ago, my entire existence did a complete 360. Since 1996, I have been consumed – yes consumed is the perfect word here – with feelings I didn’t know I possessed. Feelings that seemed...

Finding Her

We are all walking around homesick. Missing our heavenly home is the sadness we cannot name, the itch we cannot scratch, the ever-looming “something is missing” emotion we can never pinpoint.   All the daughters of heaven cycle...