Why Are You Downcast Oh My Soul

Written by Anna Sojourning   My depressed thoughts would go like this: "I want to be alone, but I don't want to be lonely.  I'm afraid of failure, but I feel unable to do anything anything.  I know I should be peaceful and happy, but I just want to fall on the floor and lay... Continue Reading →

New Series Coming Soon

We are very excited to announce that a new series is in the works and will be starting soon.   Fearfully & Wonderfully Made Overcoming Body Image Issues in Today's Culture   Perhaps you have a testimony to share? You are invited to be a part of the series. Simply send us a message for... Continue Reading →

Even When We Aren’t Seeing Him

This morning I was doing a children's devotional with my 6-year-old daughter. The topic was "TRUST" and the verse of the day was Psalm 62:8, "Trust in Him at all times."   Sometimes it is in the simplest ways that God will speak to your heart.   The story was about a little girl and... Continue Reading →

The Joy of the Lord Is My Strength

Written by Casey Johnson   Joy. We sing about joy often. Joy to the World. Ode to Joy. I’ve Got the Joy, Joy, Joy.  These are a few examples.  We talk about joy. But what does joy mean? Many misunderstand that joy=happiness and happiness=joy. Sadly, with this misunderstanding many good people miss a wonderful gift... Continue Reading →

Shame

Written by Ayla S.   The eyes are the window to your soul.    I never quite grasped the precision of this well known statement, until a rather solemn moment with my chiropractor two years ago.  I had been seeing him for about four years at the time.  He was undergoing his routine procedure of... Continue Reading →

I Don’t Really Want to Hurt My Child

Written by Kathy Collard Miller   Darcy's training pants were wet again. Again!   Marching over to my two-year-old daughter, I directed her into the bathroom. As I struggled to pull down the soaking pants, I felt a rush of frustration and a sense of failure.   "Darcy, you're supposed to come in the bathroom and... Continue Reading →

A Letter to My Three-Year-Old Self

  Dear Three-Year-Old Paula,   I’m so sorry that I never realized how broken and scarred you’ve been all this time. I guess I had shut you down so that I could survive moving forward. You didn’t know how to deal with those you trusted betraying you at such a core identity level. You had... Continue Reading →

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