Recently, I've been hearing how "proud" people are of me and how much "I've changed", how "different" I am, how much "healthier", etc. I thank every single one of you for the kind words, but can I just say, it's not me. It's being in the Presence of God that has brought me to where… Continue reading Giving Credit Where It’s Due
Due to the detail of this article, it may be a little graphic to some. It was a cold February day as I woke up and the tormenting thoughts still hadn't went away. I had been hospitalized,many times, for suicidal thoughts, attempts, and self-harm since 2008. I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder II (manic-depressive), anxiety,… Continue reading The Day God Saved Me From Suicide
What do you go to for comfort when you've had a bad day? Food, your warm fuzzy blanket, a beer, a shopping spree at hobby lobby, your friends, the gym, even your spouse? When something happens, who is the first person you want to talk to? Do you talk to Abba or do you call… Continue reading Walking With God Is Intentional
As I was preparing myself to be married and move to Louisiana, I knew God had a purpose for Brad & I at the church he had been attending. We had gotten conformation that this is the place Abba wanted us to be at. I had served in two ministries at The River while I… Continue reading Why Is God Taking So Long!?
One of the hardest things for us to do is really look at our hearts. The tendency of the human heart is to always see that what we are doing is right. What we are doing is always justified. The more I grow into a deeper intimacy with The Lord, the more I realize that… Continue reading Let’s Get Serious
Reflecting on my adventure to Texas and Louisiana during the week that Hurricane/Tropical storm Harvey made an appearance, there are two main things that I learned... 1.God is the ONLY one who can CHANGE your circumstances 2.Growth is uncomfortable Before leaving for Dallas I knew that Harvey was making his way inward. I knew that… Continue reading What God Revealed To Me Through Hurricane Harvey
"The harder you slam a ball into the ground, the higher it bounces back up… A divorce, a breakup, losing a job, or just feeling seriously down can ground you, rough you up a bit, leave calluses on your feet and grit under your finger nails. But more than that, it leaves you wiser and… Continue reading You’re Doing Better Than You Think