You Aren’t a Wasn’t

 M.J. has liked the book, Happy Birthday to You by Dr. Seuss recently.  There is a part that says if you hadn’t been born you might be a wasn’t (paraphrasing).  This is obviously just silly rhyming, but this part made me think, how often have I felt like a “wasn’t”? I have had low self-esteem […]

No More Pain

“They will never again be hungry or thirsty; they will never be scorched by the heat of the sun.  For the Lamb on the throne will be their Shepherd.  He will lead them to springs of life-giving water.  And God will wipe every tear from their eyes.”  Revelation 7:16-17 NLT I read Revelation 7 this […]

Shame and Blame

Have you ever been buried in shame? Feeling you deserve the pain You’ve been going through Believing the lies are true Obsessing over past mistakes Thinking you don’t deserve grace Thinking you’re the only one Has this only just begun? We all struggle with shame You are not always to blame No matter how you […]

Jesus is Amazing!

In M.J.’s class at church on Sunday, they learned the Bible story where Jesus calmed the storm (Mark 4:36-41).  The lesson they learned is “Jesus is AMAZING!”  M.J. definitely has that lesson down.  I don’t know if he understands what it means, but he was yelling it all day long.  Although, M.J. hurt my ears […]

Filling the Void

Have you ever felt like there’s something missing in your life?  Have you thought if you just had more money?  More friends?  More success? A partner to love?  A better house? Perfect children?  Have you thought you would be satisfied if you just had more?  I think a lot of people have felt like this, […]

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