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When We Stew Over Words Spoken

When We Stew Over Words Spoken

The words were spoken in passing but now they are on repeat in my head. The words fill my mind and crowd out other thoughts. I play them over and over with the same questions spinning. Why did they say that? What did they mean by that? What did I do wrong? Hurtful words can … Continue reading

What To Do When Life’s Not Easy

What To Do When Life’s Not Easy

While sitting with my friend, she blurted out, “I guess I wanted it to be easy… I was waiting for God to make it easy but instead I’m figuring out it’s hard.” We both chuckled a bit and then stared off the deck toward the yard where our kids were playing. Silence sat between us … Continue reading

When Things Don’t Go as Planned

When Things Don’t Go as Planned

Last week I was working on getting back to a normally scheduled program. But what does that even look like? With all our good intentions life still happens and instead of it falling into place we find it falling all over the place. I’m rereading the book, Teaching from Rest by Sarah Mackenzie. The subtitle … Continue reading

Am I Enough?

Am I Enough?

A popular phrase right now is, “You are enough!”  Which I get. I get what people are trying to communicate.  It’s the whole idea that who I am as a person is enough. How I think about myself needs to be that “I am enough” just as I am. Sometimes I luck out and I … Continue reading

What Is That Under My Skin?

What Is That Under My Skin?

Don’t you hate when something small happens and it gets under your skin causing great havoc in your life? That happened to me this week. I shoved my hand into my bag searching for my keys. Something sharp jammed under my fingernail and into that tender spot between the nail and skin. OWWW! I yanked … Continue reading

When I Don’t Get It My Way

Now I was mad. And I had every right to be, didn’t I? I kept asking myself over and over “Why do I have to change? I wasn’t the one who screwed up?” My annoyance was piqued and topping out on the high scale. This whole “following and being led by Him” is hard when … Continue reading