Category Love

Persevering Through the Pruning

Do you like to have the correct answer?  Do you like to be right? I like to have the right answers.  I like to know what to do when.  I like the gold stars, the affirmation, the recognition, the satisfaction, and the achievements that come from it.  If something goes wrong, I like to know […]

Bright, Bold, and Beautiful

If you were to choose three words to describe yourself what would they be? Would you choose bright, bold, and beautiful? Why or why not? In complete honesty, I would love to pick bright, bold, and beautiful to describe myself, but I probably would not select those three words. If I were asked to select […]

Remaining Steadfast When You Want to Run

Have you ever experienced a time of tension in your life…when anxiety and frustration were rising, making you simply want to run away?  But, in that moment, you knew that running would be an act of disobedience, taking you away from where God wants you to be.  How does one remain steadfast when you want […]

The Gift of Who You Are

You are a beautiful treasure! You are a precious gift! Those are words I write so very frequently as I work to live out my mission to encourage with love, passion, and enthusiasm. Sometimes I wonder if I use them too often, but then I look around at the world we live in.  The brokenness, […]

Afflicted by Assumptions, Mended by Love

Have you ever had someone make an assumption about you?  Have you ever made an assumption about a person or a circumstance in your life?  An assumption that troubled your mind, brought emotional struggle, or impaired a relationship? I have been doing some writing in my journal about assumptions.  One of the definitions for the […]