5 Life Lessons I Learned From My Dad

  Oh man, this year will be 17 years since my dad has passed and this is still so hard to write. I didn’t have long with my dad on this earth but he was a very productive man so he taught me a lot in the 16 years I had with him. He taught…

“You Can Speak to the King or You Can Speak to the Fool”

“You can speak to the king or you can speak to the fool in someone” -Lisa Bevere Be careful who you speak to because that is who will answer. You can nag your husband, children, or anyone you have a relationship with about how they aren’t this or they aren’t that. Or you can speak…

It’s Not Your Past He’s After…

“The attacks on your life have more to do with who you might be in the future than who you have been in the past.” – Lisa Bevere I have a past–you have a past. Broken dreams, shattered hopes, failed attempts…Too many of us disqualify ourselves before we even start because of problems that seem…

Challenge Makes Change

“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” – Fred DeVito Heading towards a challenge in life? Are you in the middle of a challenging season at this moment? Most of us are. However, the amazing thing about challenges is that it forces you to tap into your uncharted strength and releases potential that…

Be Yours

  With Valentine’s Day fast approaching I’d like to send a shout out all the single ladies. I was single for a long time before I met Eric. I dated but I usually was no longer interested by the third or fourth date. I was super picky and I didn’t want to waste my time on anyone that…

Sisterhood of the Traveling Purse

If you’ve ever heard of or seen the 2005 American drama film, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, then you probably recognized where I got the idea for the title of this blog. In this cute (but somewhat cheesy) chick-flick, four best friends (teen girls) separate for the summer for the first time. Before going their…

Are You A Martha?

“But when women who are broken come into the equation, they don’t multiply. They divide!”

Forgiveness

I personally struggled with forgiveness for many years. I hopelessly fought to move on from fresh hurts and old wounds not realizing forgiveness wasn’t merely a static response to an apology, but in fact a living expression bred out of unconditional  love. I thought I had forgiven those that had deeply wounded me, but all…