Overcoming: Character Flaws We Picked Up From Childhood Trauma

Yup, your girl was having a conversation and smack dab in mid-sentence heard “you’re being manipulative”. Of course,  like any normal person would; I slowly looked around the room like who me God? Your favorite child no. (Jk Jk)  Let me tell you only God can interrupt you mid-sentence to correct you without leaving condemnation…

December Monthly Devotional: Ripping God Out Of The Box

Happy December! and Happy Last Month of the Year.  Don’t put God in a box. Let him excite you  and surprise you.  I woke up at 3am with a song on my heart made by God. I wish you could hear the melody of the song or maybe you can just make your own.  Well,…

Listen: I Joined Stefani Stolzfus on her Podcast Truth Chat With Moms

I’m overjoyed to share I was interviewed on the “Truth Chats with Moms” podcast by my very sweet friend Stefani. While I’m not a mom yet we both hold adoption both dear to our hearts.  We met about two years ago at bloggers conference called Declare in Texas. We instantly became friends. Although we are…

I Burned All My Old Journals

If you a writer you may cringe at the title of this post.  No need to pray for God to revive my journals.  The burning of my journals was inspired by God. Trust me; else I would have NEVER!. With all honesty, I would have probably kept those journals forever. At first, I didn’t understand…

Foster Care: Enjoying Mother’s Day Without A Mom

An invisible wound each year I would re-pick. No matter how much new skin grew, I would tear it off to once again to feel those overwhelming emotions of sadness. Each year was the same two choices; either I overwork, or sleep the day away. As many prepared for a day of honor for their mothers, I…

Flipping Back The On Switch Of Your Emotions

” I’ll never allow anyone to hurt me ever again” have you ever said this before? Perhaps you didn’t realize this statement flipped the off switch of your emotions. To say you will never let anyone hurt means you must not feel.  We have no control over people hurting us. The control we have is…

Hating The Crime Loving The Criminal

Let’s just jump in. I dont hate Child Molesters”. Before crossing me off your favorite blogger’s list hear me out. For over 7 years I’ve searched through the Bible looking to justify my hatred for my adopted father. I challenged God on why I had to love a man who denied me of being his daughter…