“Praying that you might see yourself as God sees you takes courage. But if done with the deep assurance that the self you seek to know is already known and deeply loved by God, it […]

The Quest

“Let nothing silence your songs of praise and let nothing stand in your way as you pursue the quest for more of my love”-Whispers written by Brian Simmons and Gretchen Rodriguez The quest for more […]

Linger A Little Longer

Throughout my day I have snippets of interactions with God.  Moments when I feel peace. Moments when I notice something beautiful that catches my eye. Moments when I feel most thankful for the life I’m living […]

A Heart Knowing of God

I just started reading a new book. It’s been inspiring me. It’s called Secret Companions: The Gift of Spiritual Friendship and Direction. In Secret Companions the author David Benner talks about becoming a great lover. […]


Safety- creating a safe place to heal, inviting God into that safe place. Removing unsafe people, & creating boundaries. Believing God is safe and that he is not my mother or father from my family […]

Anxiety You’re Not My Friend

Familiar as it may be anxiety is not my friend. “The level of underground anxiety or emotional intensity in a family determines how much freedom individuals have to discover, clarify, and express their own truths- […]

Peeling Away

I have been exploring my internal world. Because of my childhood experience it’s necessary for me to do that periodically. The Lord has been very kind in slowly peeling away my protective core -ever so […]

Toxic Shame

Through intimate experiences God has revealed to me that I have “toxic shame”. “Toxic shame tells us that we are bad beyond repair, beyond forgiveness, beyond help. Toxic shame often involves feeling shame and guilt […]

God In The Minutiae

This season of life for me is so busy. With four kids ranging from two to eight I find that I rarely am sitting. Finding balance is hard. Regular scheduled maintenance for my sanity should […]