Category Archives: Daily Battles

Prayers of the Saints

I attended a prayer meeting Tuesday.  A meeting where I assumed dozens of women would be attending.  I showed up and there were only four.  A bit disappointing, but I wasn’t there for a party.  It was my first time … Continue reading

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A New Year

In a few moments the calendar will flip to a new page with a new year.  2017.  In so many ways, saying this brings relief.  I have high hopes for 2017.  I am so weary from 2016.  And yet, I … Continue reading

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Christmas is for Foster Parents

Christmas is for foster parents. It’s for the ones who’ve dreamed of a Christmas morning with children for years, but are now thinking how much more enjoyable it would be without them. It’s for the foster mom whose husband won’t … Continue reading

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When Eating Pizza was the most Spiritual Moment of your Day

Tonight a friend from church invited us over for a casual pizza dinner. Me, the fellow, and both the girls. We ate pizza with this little family of 3 and I got teary-eyed when it was time to leave. We … Continue reading

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The Human Heart

This past weekend my church hosted a winter clothing give-away to the homeless and refugees in our area.  This is the 4th year, and more and more people keep coming.  I’ve had a more involved role this year, and while … Continue reading

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How I Want My Heart to Break

The phrase “your heart breaks in all the right places,” streams out of the speakers in my car.  One of my favorite singer/songwriters catches me off guard again.  I want to be the person he’s singing about. But I’m about … Continue reading

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2014 is Scary

Does the start of a new year scare anyone else besides me? Sure, I get excited with everyone else about the start of a fresh year, and I watch the ball fall in Times Square, and make a lot of … Continue reading

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Unfiltered, tired, me

When I started this blog it was with the intention of writing three times a week.  Obviously, that hasn’t been happening.  I’m realizing that hasn’t happened because in my mind, each entry should be well thought-out, written days beforehand, perfectly … Continue reading

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Countering Gosnell’s Deeds with Love

I almost threw up at work yesterday, and I don’t have a hint of sickness.  My gag reflex was triggered when I decided to read through the entire grand jury report of the case against Kermit Gosnell (okay, I only … Continue reading

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Entitlement Exposed

The Holy Spirit must know my propensity for envy because He sure is working hard to expose it.  I know I’ve gone over it several times here, but there’s a constant voice in my head telling me how I deserve a … Continue reading

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