Reflections on the Journey

Come as You are

Come as You are

Merry Christmas my friends. Some of you are joyous today, and others intensely sad.  No matter how you are feeling, I’d love to share a beautiful song with you. It is Crowder’s latest song, Come as You Are*. It perfectly describes…

Thanks Mom

Thanks Mom

My friend Nicole of Nikky’s Strength and Weakness, is blogging every day in the month of December about gratitude. She got this idea from another blogger, Jodi Aman. You can check out both these ladies via this link. Jodi reminds…

My Writing Journey – I C Summer Blog Tour

My Writing Journey – I C Summer Blog Tour

As a blogger, I have the privilege of meeting other women who blog about domestic violence. Some of them become good friends. My newest friend is Katelin Maloney. Katelin is passionate about raising awareness to domestic violence issues. Her working novel, Drowning,…

Handling Grief

Handling Grief

Recently something very painful happened in our family. One of our family members made some life choices that went against everything we believe in as a family. The implications of this are going to affect everyone in the family for…

Not Wallowing, Moving Forward

Not Wallowing, Moving Forward

  I ran into an old friend the other day. She told me she was proud of me for writing my book, A Journey through Emotional Abuse: from Bondage to Freedom. Then she said something that really startled me. She…

The Lord Gives and the Lord Takes Away

The Lord Gives and the Lord Takes Away

This morning I received an email from FamilyLife about the tornado that ripped through Arkansas yesterday. Dennis Rainey shared that Rob Tittle, a FamilyLife staff member died in the tornado that crushed parts of central Arkansas. Rob was helping his…

Children of Domestic Violence Champion

Children of Domestic Violence Champion

I feel very honored to be named a Champion by the Childhood Domestic Violence Association. CDV.org is a great organization working hard to prevent childhood domestic violence, and also to empower current and former victims. I don’t often talk about…