• Hope,  Pain,  Stress,  Uncategorized

    See Giants Fall Part 4: The Power of Perseverance

    Well, friends, sometimes writing makes me want to kick, scream, and throw a tantrum like my son when he wants to play instead of clean his room!  Don’t get me wrong, my son is a WONDERFUL blessing in my life.  He would simply prefer the FUN over the FUNCTIONAL.  I find that I am a lot like that with God.  You see, this blog series has been 18 months in the making.  I didn’t mind writing about the times when God would miraculously solve my problems, or the times when God helped me to see the celebrations and growth of life.  However, when I know God is correcting me or…

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    In the Meantime…

    For most of my life, I have felt like I was living in the meantime. What is the “meantime,” you might be asking? The meantime, for me, is the time between seasons of life. For example, when I was in elementary school, I longed to be in middle school. When I was in middle school, I could not wait for high school. When I was in high school, I could not wait for college, and so on. I always thought my life was going to finally start in that next season. That I would finally feel truly happy or fulfilled once I crossed into that new horizon. I have seen…

  • Blog,  Faith,  Fear,  Hope,  Prayer

    The Revolving Door

    While there are things in life that will only be singular events, there are many more that seem to be on a revolving door. At least, I have found this to be true for me. Something quite recently that I have been reliving again is this whole “waiting for answers” scenario. As if just waiting on one answer weren’t enough, this time around, my husband and I are anxiously waiting to get answers on multiple BIG situations—a possible job opportunity, medical results for a child, more medical results on our other child, our housing situation—the list has really gotten pretty extensive. I always feel like once the “waiting period” for…