I love my kids. I prayed to have each of them. I left my career 4 years ago to become a stay-at-home mom for my kids. I felt like they needed me here. We moved to a new state, and my son was about to start kindergarten, which was half-day at the time. My daughter… Continue reading One Moment at a Time
This morning, I was a spiritual mess. My kids woke me up at 4:15 am (I know the early risers don't feel bad for me), and I didn't really sleep until the alarm went off at 6:15 am. I felt like Satan was shooting darts at me, because doubts, fears, reminders from past failures were… Continue reading God Prepares Us For What We Don’t Know
The Easter season is upon us. Lent starts in two days. I grew up Catholic and attended Catholic schools. Easter is late this year on April 21st. Growing up, we always observed Lenten practices. The first day of Lent marks the 40 days before Jesus died on the cross. It starts on Ash Wednesday and… Continue reading Do I Deny Knowing Jesus?
Life can be a balance. I want to be confident, but not arrogant. I want to admit what I do not know, so that I can continue to learn and grow. I want to recognize that God made me, so I am important and special. It is bad to think too much of myself and… Continue reading Balancing Act
This morning, I read a few bible passages and two main themes stood out. Repentance and pride. Repentance is being sorry and sincerely regretting what we have done. God wants us to come to him and be sorry for our sins. The bible passage says that God longs to redeem them, but they speak of… Continue reading Repentance and Pride
I try and follow God's commands, but I have so much room for improvement. I always struggle with fear, as well as other sins. I know that I should let go and trust in God, but my mind wonders around and considers all the possibilities. I worry about my husband, my kids, and myself. Fear… Continue reading Hide God’s Word in Your Heart
When I have gone through difficulties, I have become so consumed with the problems that I am facing, that I cannot see a way out of the situation. My problems felt like they were closing in on me, with no way out. The real problem is that I had become disconnected with God. I was… Continue reading God Always Provides a Way Out