Tag: relationships

How to Show Empathy (Without Internalizing Everyone’s Negative Emotions)- iBelieve.com Post

One of my nicknames in high school was “Queenie,” short for “Drama Queen.” I understand that not all women are this way, but I guess I have always been an emotional person by nature. Of course, there were many times where my emotions got the best of me. I was pulled under and tossed to […]

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Casting Down Lies

A few months ago, my eyes were opened to the stark reality that I was struggling with an area of my past. I found myself getting easily offended and constantly upset from discussions with my husband to people that I didn’t even know on Facebook. I would make great assumptions and I began to believe […]

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Spiritual Unity: Studying the Bible with Your Spouse

I have been a Christian for almost fifteen years and my husband has been a Christian for over twenty years. In December, we will have been married for seven years. Throughout the many years of wedded bliss, I have always longed for the days when Paul and I would enjoy deep times of Bible study […]

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God Can Use Empty Cups: Part 1

This summer marks eight years that I came back to the Lord after being a prodigal daughter for many years, believing in God, but living as if He didn’t exist. In the course of those eight years, I have grown so much in my spiritual walk that it’s sometimes hard to remember myself before that […]

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Heaven on Earth: Finding Family

  I heard a quote the other day that really hit me strongly. “The more heaven comes to earth, the more earth will look like family.” -Jonathan Helser Oh, how I long to experience heaven in that way again, I thought! Within that statement, I began to envision the Father’s heart behind His original design […]

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Friendship that Sticks Close

I have experienced and written about the spirit of rejection before, so you would think that I would recognize it when it rears its ugly head in my life. I woke up this morning crying after having a very vivid, heart-piercing dream. It was almost as if my current heart-struggle was being played out right before […]

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God’s In The Details

The consistency of my writing has been delayed over the last couple months. I don’t like that it has, but I have had to come to grips that the season I’m in really isn’t allowing me to pour out in that way right now. The challenges of the constant change in routine as my little […]

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