Category Archives: Character

When Hormones Hijack Your Emotions

Quickbooks 2015. A brand new install, sleek and powerful and ready for a new school year. Honestly, it couldn’t get much better than this. The grand features and brightly colored…

Where Fear & Faith Switch

I heard someone say recently, that no matter how brave people seem, every person has a fear. It may be heights, or death, or the IRS, or losing your job,…

She Wears Pink Glasses

Mixed up in a pile of drawings from my grade school years, is a crayon portrait of my mother, and a list of facts about her. “My Mom wears draw…

Are You Ready for Church?

Comb your hair, straighten your tie and pull your suit jacket on. Strap on your heels, dust your hair with a final cloud of hairspray and take one last look…

Sorry Wal-Mart

I actually used to be quite cynical about Valentine’s Day. To be fair though, it is a single girl’s DUTY to be cynical on Valentine’s Day. Who else is going…

The Ugly Truth about Hurt

As much as I hate to admit it, I was lying in bed last night, trying to fall asleep, when those scenes began unfolding again. My mind swirled with the…

I Am Not A Proverbs 31 Woman

This morning I read Proverbs 31. It’s kind of crazy, but I realized that I actually tend to avoid anything branded with “Proverbs 31.” A book that includes it in…

The Long Forgotten Service: Prayer

Because we are experiencing many changes in our lives here, several of my posts have centered on the adventures surrounding milestones and major events. Each experience we go through together…

God Doesn’t Need Me Anymore

I remember sitting in the tiny blue trailer that I called ‘home’ when the supposed reality hit me like a ton of bricks. God doesn’t need me anymore. I was…

Unblurring the Lines: Judging

Open air preachers tend to have a blunt and unapologetic Gospel. Maybe it is because I am married to one that I am constantly disturbed by the wimpy gray ideology…