An addict’s daughter

How do you love someone who doesn't love himself? How do you love someone who doesn't want your love? How do you love someone who doesn't even see the above qualities in himself? You do it because you have to.  You do it because you are his daughter, and he is your father.  You do … Continue reading An addict’s daughter

He met me

Last night  was a Celebrate Recovery at church.  It was a lesson night, and our pastor was the one who was teaching the lesson. If you aren't familiar with Celebrate Recovery, it is a Christ-centered recovery program for anyone with any hurts, habits, or hang-ups.  It is not a program just for drug addicts or … Continue reading He met me

365 Writing Prompts, by thinkingwritten.com – Day 005 – Food

The complete list of 365 writing prompts can be found at thinkwritten.com A big meal.  A small snack.  A quick bite of breakfast as you run out the door in the morning.  A raid of the fridge in the middle of the night.  Working all day to prepare a family feast.  Feeling no shame in … Continue reading 365 Writing Prompts, by thinkingwritten.com – Day 005 – Food

365 Writing Prompts, by thinkingwritten.com – Day 003 – The Vessel

The complete list of 365 writing prompts can be found at thinkwritten.com Traveling is one of my favorite things to do.  To get out and explore this great big and all of its tiny hidden corners.  To visit a small town and eat where the locals eat, shop where the locals shop, do what the … Continue reading 365 Writing Prompts, by thinkingwritten.com – Day 003 – The Vessel

Who would have your four corners?

Just a few evenings ago I was sitting in the living room floor of my pastor's house.  Around me were some of the most amazing people at my church.  It was our weekly small group meeting.  The group that I am part of has been together for quite a while.  We know each other.  We … Continue reading Who would have your four corners?

A birthday gift from God

Today is my birthday.  At 4:20 this afternoon I will officially be 39 years old.  I am not stressing over my age.  In my opinion age is a state of mind.  Physically I may be be 39 years old, but mentally I am much younger.  I am young at heart and always hope to remain … Continue reading A birthday gift from God

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 30 – Something You Are Excited For

There are lots of things to get excited about.  When you were a kid you got excited about your birthday and Christmas.  When you were a teenager you got excited about school dances and first dates.  As an adult you got excited about your wedding day, the birth of a child, landing your dream job, … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 30 – Something You Are Excited For

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 29 – The Night Of Your 21st Birthday

The 21st birthday is a right of passage for a young man or woman.  At 18 they are considered, for all intents and purposes, an adult.  They can enlist in the military and sign legally binding documents.  But the 21st birthday comes for many people with a night of binge drinking just because at 21 … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 29 – The Night Of Your 21st Birthday

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 24 – Something You Miss

Things in our life come and go.  Ultimately everything in life is temporary, no matter the length of time it spends in your life.  Even physical life itself here on Earth is temporary.  It is only when a person who has found salvation through Jesus Christ gets to Heaven that they will find eternal and … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 24 – Something You Miss