a Tumbleweed on the Prairie

God's Message: "Cursed is the strong one who depends on mere humans, Who thinks he can make it on muscle alone and sets God aside as dead weight. He's like a tumbleweed on the prairie, out of touch with the good earth. He lives rootless and aimless in a land where nothing grows." (Jeremiah 17:5-6... 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 →

The Things That Were Meant For Evil…

Written by Judith A Cruz-Vazquez   By most accounts myself and my children should have been added to the list of statistics. I came from an abusive background, on all levels. I didn’t get help and as I got older I immersed myself in extremely destructive lifestyle choices. I was a teen run away, involved in... Continue Reading →

This Season of Good News

  I think sometimes we take for granted - or perhaps we forget - what this season really is all about.   The Good News. The Gospel.   In this season we acknowledge Jesus's death, and we celebrate His resurrection from the dead.   But, what does this [Easter] season means for us?   Everyone... Continue Reading →

When an Emotional Eater Breaks Free

Written by Sarah Knepper   For almost 20 years now I've been an emotional eater. This title has gotten easier to say out loud now that I have been publicly speaking about this for the past five months.   I decided to share this with my readers because I believe there are thousands of women struggling... Continue Reading →

Trading In My Shame For God’s Mercies

Lisa Brown is married, has a six-year-old boy and five-year-old girl.  She and her family love to go for drives in the Colorado Rocky Mountains not far from where they live. Together they are a home school, fun-loving, God-seeking family. Lisa is our co-host in the upcoming series regarding Self-Esteem and Food-Related Issues. You can find her blogging over... Continue Reading →

Fear of Blooming

Today, as part of the series, Beth has shared her story and thoughts about depression.   [separator top="30" bottom="30" style="shadow"]   "Crazy Chicken Lady. Depression Warrior. Chronic Introvert. Beth Biggers is the lone island of estrogen in her family of four. She married her best friend at the tender age of nineteen. She is the... Continue Reading →

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