Being Real, Health, Teaching

Freedom in Vulnerability

  Some Vulnerable Moments When I cross the threshold of an airplane and see the five-inch-wide tube I’m climbing in, there is a moment of “heck no!” and I wonder if anyone else thinks about the fact that we are getting in a can to fly 35,000 feet up in the sky. I used to live on a two lane…

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Being Real, Health, Holy Spirit

When Fear Pounces and Joy Unfolds

I didn’t want to take showers anymore because I knew that I would find something wrong. I would start the water and my stomach would fill with the little knives of anxiety. My heart race, my breath shorten. Somewhere along the way on my road of depression and grief, I had developed a trigger that said, “You get in and…

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Bible thinkin', Health, Teaching

Honor

I thought I got honor. I mean, I tear up with the rest of us when the military gets an applause in the airport. That is certainly honor. Mercy. That gets me. I love standing for someone and clapping for them. I love telling my husband he is an amazing father and husband. I love sticking up for people. I…

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Health

I See Fat People

Ok, so we all know that America is the fattest country in the universe. I have to admit, I  contribute to the points that add up to make us #1 on the list, but I’m not proud of it. I’ve got a couple of bulbous places that are being tended to by Jillian. We’re working on it so that I…

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Being Real, Health

I Try

Alright, alright, I’ll admit it: as much as I don’t want to think about weight gain or loss or how I look in my clothes; as much as I don’t want to worry about what other people are thinking; as much as I don’t want to obsess about what my “outer temple court” looks like…… I do. I mean, I could…

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Friendship, Health, Prayer

Snot Factory To Blame

For the better part of two weeks, I’ve had the worst sinus/cold/I’m-going-to-die thing going on in my face! It started right before Bible Study nearly two weeks ago and I thought, “Meh, this will be gone by the time I hit the road with my girlfriends to Dallas.” WRONG! That Thursday I stayed in bed and hubs took the girls…

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Being Real, Health, Holy Spirit

Today

Today I get my glucose test. Today will determine if I have gestational diabetes again. Today I am believing that this disease will not rule this body…again. Today I am believing God in spite of earthy “proof” and evidences. Today I am healed. To God be all the Glory in Christ.

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