I could feel the pressure was rising in my chest, thanks to my pre-holiday anxious heart. I took a deep breath and sat down to write out my long list of to-do’s when I remembered how I had been here before. I thought about the year I ended up sitting on the floor in my […]
It had been a really hard day for me as a mom. Endless frustrations led to tears streaming down my cheeks and those tears led me to the end of myself, which is exactly where I needed to be.
I thought I was over the hurt, but as I slipped my thumb under the seal of the invitation to my 10-year college reunion I realized I had not forgiven her. During our last semester at school, harsh tones and accusing anger from a friend had been more than I could handle, especially in the middle […]
I sat in shock, listening to a friend describe how she had been upset with me for months. We served together on a large ministry leadership team at our church for years. Both of us had volunteered countless hours pouring our hearts and our lives into the women of our church. All the while, I assumed […]
“What’s wrong with me?” I asked myself in a frustrated and condemning tone. I had forgotten an appointment and missed an important call that morning, so that same question had popped into my head more than once. But it wasn’t just a question, it was an assumption, a label of defect I slapped on myself […]