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Tag: Obstacles

New beginnings

No matter what yesterday looked like, you can rest in the knowledge of knowing today is a brand new day. And it has no mistakes in it. We each get […]

Toxic places, toxic people

One of the biggest convictions we have is the tug a war relationship between being kind and distancing ourselves from people/places. Not just any, the toxic ones. As a Christian, […]

Where is God in the midst of my suffering?

When circumstances around us become almost unbearable, we wonder “God have you forgotten about us?” Have you forgotten about me? Do you see what all is happening? Can you feel […]

Change is inevitable

It was a great scholar that once said, “today is the reconfirmation of the inevitable”.  From here, there is no turning back. Change is in fact inevitable.  We long for it as much […]

That PICU nurse LIFE

No one can understands what a PICU nurse feels, thinks, and experiences.. that is, besides her PICU coworkers in her moments of true devastation. It’s Pediatric Nurse Week, and some […]

I am my mother’s daughter

The day I was born, the story goes as such.  I was one of those newborn abductions.  A code pink. My mother tells me it probably was because I was a […]

Hiatus from life

I took a 10 day hiatus from life, well as much as I could. Some things, like work, are unavoidable when you have a mortgage to pay and a house […]

Graveyards and old loves

At times the spirit of sadness lingers like an unwanted man in the graveyard of an old love. By day he calls my name, and at night he sits silently […]

The short life

Life is too short. Yet, we live it with regrets. We don’t live to the fullest we were meant to live. We don’t love to the depths that we can. […]

Yet, you do not know

You know my name, you have called it before. Do you know what I have done, or have you heard from others? Yet, you do not know my story. I […]

The desires of my heart

I have come to understand that what I desire and what I want are two very different things. The things that I want change with every season of my life […]

Why did God love King David?

At times it’s hard for me fully comprehend how God could love King David as much as He did.  David began as a nobody.  His story wasn’t so significant.  That […]

Sleep is a wonderful thing

I don’t think I’ve truly appreciated sleep before. In the past I compromised an hour here and there to go out, to catch up on errands, and let my busy […]

Harvest of Joy

I stumbled across these words about a year ago.  And I think someone may need these words today… “Our tears can be seeds that will grow into a harvest of joy […]

The Thief of Joy

It’s true, comparing ourselves to others robs us of our joy. Today I learned just how much it does. Sometimes comparisons can be beneficial, if we use them to better […]