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Tag: Obstacles

The wall between us

Some days are tough. They are more than we bargained for and it takes every ounce of energy to get even the simplest task done. The truth is, depression hurts. […]

Alone isn’t lonely

There is a misconception that those who are alone are lonely. What I have come to learn is that alone and lonely are two different things. You can be surrounded […]

Go where your heart takes you

Go where your heart takes you, you will find great joys beyond those doors. Take courage. Even I am afraid. I know if I don’t go I’ll always wonder what […]

Hate is too great a burden

How do you love your enemies? The people that wrong you and intentionally try to hurt you? The ones that hold a grudge against you for no reason? How do […]

Forgive them

Forgiving others who intentionally seek to harm us is beyond difficult, for the weak are loud and seek quarrel. They wish to hurt. Strong people do not retaliate, rather seek […]

Did I break the Sabbath

Growing up I probably made it to church every Sunday. But as soon as I turned 18 and started working a full time job and attending college full time, my […]

Someday you will

This past year has been a year of blessings, a year of new doors and new beginnings for some. While for others, it was yet another year of searing pain, […]

The Advice of Christians

Christians can sometimes offer the best advice because their advice is for the most part is biblical. It was around this time last year, I was sitting around with a […]

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 […]