Oh Those Unsightly Scars!

I was a very active little girl, I would describe myself as a tomboy growing up.  I loved climbing up trees, playing in the mud, trying to shoot turtles in our stock tank, climbing on hay bales, playing softball and basketball and exploring on our family property.  I loved being outside! Due to my adventurous … [Read more…]

What do Marriage & Monster Trucks Have in Common?

My title sounds like the beginning to a bad joke! Anyway, my husband, DD, and I love to make our dates a fun night for the both of us.  On some of our date nights we go out to dinner and to a movie as our date.  On the other hand the vast majority of … [Read more…]

The Perfectionist Mirage

This week I have been doing research for my book.  In one particular book I was reading to learn more about the effects of shame, shame disguises etc.  The name of the book is “Daring Greatly” by Dr. Brene Brown.  As I was collecting some great research I came upon the chapter about the shields we … [Read more…]

I am weak but He is strong!

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.                     2 Corinthians 12:10 I am weak!  This has … [Read more…]

Taking the First Step

Taking the first step is usually the hardest step.  Whether it is the first step in a relationship, the first step in constructing that new basketball goal you just bought, the first step in recovery, or the first step up a trail to the top of a mountain.  Whatever the first step is it can … [Read more…]