Tag: family

The Tale of Two Trees

Two trees grew strong and proud side by side in the same field. Day and night they were exposed to the same elements and their roots grew to the same depth. Each season visited the trees at the same time and they experienced them in the same manner. Wintertime covered

High Grace

This morning, I was reading through my journal and came across an entry from August 2016. Our family had just experienced a major life transition and I was finding myself in a season that could have been fraught with anxiety and frustration. My top five strengths according to The Clifton

October’s Stunningly Strong Woman: Kristi Kennedy

October. The month that welcomes fall with hopefully cooler weather, changing of leaves and wardrobe updates from sandals and shorts to boots and jeans. Oh, and pumpkin spice everything. It’s also Breast Cancer Awareness Month AND Bullying Awareness Month. For the past year I have worked off and on with

Permission to Cry

By nature, I am not a weepy person, which is odd given the fact that my background and roots, deep, deep roots are in theatre. Now, I didn’t say I wasn’t dramatic or “extra” at times, but in real everyday life I don’t cry a lot. Until. Until a seventeen

August’s Stunningly Strong Woman: Michelle

Prodigal. A label that is slapped on those who grew up in church, know the Bible, and yet for reasons “unknown” to those around them they choose to embrace the ideas, ways and lifestyle that is contrary to the doctrine and beliefs they were raised in. I’ve been asked on

And Now, We Rest

In any training program that I do, whether it’s for a tri, marathon or just my regular gym routine the hardest day for me is the rest day. I really struggle on those days and more often than not, I end up negating the rest period by “lightly” training. I

Even in the Why

Even in the why In the middle of the night I say You are good Though my prayers are heard The response is Yours, God You are good When the arrows fly I will stand behind the truth You are good You tell my heart be still And so God

Blog at WordPress.com.