Tag: strength

2019 February Stunningly Strong Woman: Carole Turner

I love how the Lord works, He brings people into my life at different times of my life when I need it the most, and contrary to popular belief, He doesn’t always surround me with people who are exactly like me. How incredibly boring would my life be if I

Dear Daughter-in-Laws

This is a blog I wrote 7 years ago that popped up in my Timehop today. The boys have aged since then but every word of this letter is still true.

2018 – Joy

It’s the last day of 2018 and I’m wondering how much more we could cram into the next 24 hours. To say this year has been completely, totally overflowing full is an understatement. Our word for 2018 was joy. The joy of the Lord is our STRENGTH and in 2018

When Silence isn’t Golden

I have friends and family that have suffered the deepest of losses. They’ve buried babies, parents, siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles, and best friends. For those of us in proximity to the ones that have suffered loss we can often time find ourselves without words; not knowing what to say so

December’s Stunningly Strong Woman Mary: Scared but Willing

As I was thinking about who I should highlight this month, I kept coming back to Mary because each year during the Christmas season we hear the story of how an angel of the Lord appeared to a girl and proclaimed that she would give birth to a son even

When Words Fail

The air is sharp and it stings my eyes causing them to tear more than what they already have been doing on their own. Each inhale fills my lungs with cold and each exhale shows the breath as it leaves my body. The morning is dark and still and quiet,

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

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