Speaking your truth

In my research into hypothyroidism, I came across the Hindu teachings about chakras. To be clear, I don't ascribe to Hinduism but my interest was piqued by their belief that thryoid issues were due in part to not using your voice. Acquiescing to others when you know you shouldn't; staying silent instead of speaking up;... Continue Reading →

Healing: Faith meets the Faithful One

Reaching out through the dusty feet of a crowd, she grasps his hem, and hopes for healing.  Faith meets the Faithful One.  A current of power passes through her grasping, hoping hands into her bleeding depths. ... It wasn't about the outer garment. Gifts are rarely accurately reflected by their packaging. It was all about... Continue Reading →


I was going to say, "swamped" but 'quagmire' just sounds more poetic. Either way, I am caught up in circumstances that are difficult to maneuver and somewhat overwhelming. On the positive side, I have finished going through part 1/4 of the Bible study that I'm writing with one of the ladies in my 'guinea pig... Continue Reading →

Owning it

And that about sums up where my heart is at. I've been praying for protection as I process through and 'own' my story, my hurt, my feelings, my life. I remember having an appointment with a christian counselor in my teens, where he said to me that my healing would be easier if my Dad... Continue Reading →

Open Heart Surgery

I found out that my Dad is going to be having open heart surgery this week sometime. I have no idea if I will get a phone call after it is done to let me know that he is okay, or if I will just need to wait to find out. Maybe my brother, the... Continue Reading →

Feet in the Water

"When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. ... For I am the Lord, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior..." Isaiah 43:2,3 God often speaks to me through pictures when I pray. At last night's prayer... Continue Reading →

Mid-January Catch-Up Part 2

I've been meaning to get here for days... It feels good to finally settle down for a few minutes. I've been busy working on a Bible study that I'd like to start teaching in March or early April. I am putting together my little 'guinea-pig group' and hoping to get things more refined as we... Continue Reading →

Our Lives are Precious

("My life is precious and you're not allowed to hurt me." I'm not saying that suffering doesn't happen; or that we shouldn't expect it - but the ongoing toxicity with family, as well as toxic people in my ministry life, must end. I just don't want to keep on the way things have been. I... Continue Reading →

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