Category: Encouragement

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Obedience

A couple of years ago I took the only picture I have with both of my parents and as soon as my dad walked away I cried. In that moment, after taking that picture, I felt part-of in a way I hadn’t before. My mom looked over and asked what was wrong but it was too deep to go all the way into it. … Read More Obedience

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Contentment

On Saturday, I spent some uninterrupted time with my dad. It was both beautiful and scary as I’m always aware of the risk we’re taking in this Covid world. As we’re talking, he shares some of his frustrations but also his joy. In his exact words he said, “I’ve had a good life, if I were to go tomorrow I’d be ok.” And that … Read More Contentment

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Good Day Turned Bad

When things get tough or when I know I’m about to go on a hard journey, I tend to wear something affirming. Today I’m wearing this shirt because yesterday was hard, real hard, and it’s bleeding into today. Have you ever had a good day and at the very end of the day it took a sharp turn? Yesterday was that day. At 5PM … Read More Good Day Turned Bad

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Stop Holding Your Breath

The other day I asked, on FB, if anyone else held their breath while wearing a mask. I got a few responses and I felt like it wasn’t just me. Then today, while scrolling through Facebook, on some pages I probably didn’t need to be on, I found myself once again holding my breath but this time without having a mask on. It’s like … Read More Stop Holding Your Breath

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Full Circle

I used to be so jealous when my friends were getting married. It was if I was watching them get the one thing I wanted and prayed God would do for me. And it didn’t happen once, it happened over and over again. I remember being in weddings and taking moments to myself to get myself together. Between the smiles I was fighting to … Read More Full Circle

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