The Barbed & Beautiful Journey To Forgiveness

"I learned a long time ago that some people would rather die than forgive. It's a strange truth, but forgiveness is a painful and difficult process. It's not something that happens overnight. It's an evolution of the heart." ~ Sue Monk Kidd ~~~ Ah yes, forgiveness. One of the hardest things to conquer this side …

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Lies, Truth, Sacrifice & Freedom

"I'd traded in a pack of lies for a pack of truth, and I didn't know which one was heavier. Which one took the most strength to carry around? It was a ridiculous question, though, because once you know the truth, you can't ever go back and pick up your suitcase of lies. Heavier or …

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Believe

“We unwittingly project onto God our own attitudes and feelings toward ourselves... But we cannot assume that He feels about us the way we feel about ourselves -- unless we love ourselves compassionately, intensely, and freely. ” - Brennan Manning ~~~ How many of us have walked around viewing God through the filter of our …

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Our Lifter In The Darkness

Good morning out there in Blog-land ~ I trust everyone is hanging in there today. If not barely. Some days are just that way. Yet we must continue to get up. Funny how life doesn't stop for us huh? That's where Grace kicks in - to help us do what we just don't want to …

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Hair Bunnies & Another 4-Letter Word

Some people have dust bunnies - I have hair bunnies. And I am constantly cleaning them off the bathroom floor. Constantly. If I don't collect them up pretty frequently it would be embarrassing if anyone came to visit. Just sayin'. And this morning as I was scooping up another - I think it was # …

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