“Marriage is fabulously hard.” That’s one of the first statements that John & Stasi Eldredge make about marriage, and they just get more real from there. They don’t sugarcoat things in Love & War, they tell it like it is, and it’s not easy. Throughout the book they discuss their own marriage, with honesty and… Continue reading Love & War by John and Stasi Eldredge
When you have that feeling or urge to call someone, don’t put it off. Don’t not do it because you, “feel guilty for not calling before,” or say you’ll do it later. Those are insecurities, don’t let them interfere. Stop whatever you’re doing and call right then. Those words can mean the world to someone. … Continue reading The Phone…
I’m beautiful in my way ‘Cause God makes no mistakes I’m on the right track, baby I was born this way Don’t hide yourself in regret Just love yourself and you’re set I’m on the right track, baby I was born this way (born this way) Lady Gaga’s music isn’t in everyone’s taste, to say… Continue reading What Christians and Parents Can Learn From Lady Gaga
If you’ve read my blog before, and I hope you have, then you know that I spent 10 years of my life living in an abusive marriage. I cannot remember how much I have told you drugs and alcohol addiction played a part in the abuse, but it did. A big part, although the abuse… Continue reading Addiction, Abuse, and How You Can Make a Difference
On September 29th God showed me exactly how one-dimensional I had gotten, how small my world had become. Here’s how… That morning my son had a doctor’s appointment at 10 am. Although the appointment itself was about 20 minutes or so, the doctor was running late (as most doctor’s are these days, which btw does… Continue reading Eddie
I love Disneyland, I just love Disney period! Disneyland has a special place in my heart! The first time I went there it was with my Mom. I remember riding the Matterhorn with her, Peter Pan, Space Mountain, the Haunted Mansion, Pirates of the Caribbean, she rode all the rides that I wanted to ride. … Continue reading The Happiest Place on Earth!
I’ve never been much of an early riser. I think that the sunrise is beautiful, at least, the pictures I’ve seen of it are beautiful. I’ve never been much of a jump out of bed when it’s cold and dark and go see it for myself kind of person though. I’ve always been content to… Continue reading Early?
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to be family, or to be friends. What is the difference really? Usually, from the point-of-view of the world, family are those people we are related to by blood, while friends are the ones we choose to surround ourselves with that are not related but… Continue reading Family? Friends?
There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens – Ecclesiastes 3:1 I’ve been thinking a lot about seasons lately. Here in the desert, we don’t really get seasons. We have hot, hotter, and “my biscuits are burnin’!” It’s actually not bad right now. Cold-ish at night, and a… Continue reading Seasons…