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…

Be a Voice: Sexual Abuse

When I was thirteen years old I was pulled into a pastor’s office, surrounded by about 10-12 church leaders and members, forced to sit right beside my abuser and I…

Hey Chick, He’s Married

Mark and I were sitting across the table from a young lady one day, all playing a board game when I noticed something. Not only was she frequently casting my…

Your Rebel Flag in My Yankee Eyes

I will be honest and admit that, until recently, I was never really a fan of the confederate flag. I realize that this statement will seem really controversial, but before…

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…

Applebee’s Boneless BBQ Wings

Before I met my husband, Applebee’s was my favorite place to eat and Boneless Honey BBQ wings were my favorite menu item. In spite of their high calorie status, I…

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…