She takes her time picking up her things. She’s usually in a hurry, so I’ve learned to linger when she lingers. I slowly pick up the trash from our lunch […]


I watched as the orangish-red liquid dripped into the tube, and eventually into my veins. I wondered how long it be until I was sick. Until my hair fell out. […]


“Real freedom is freedom from the opinion of others. Above all, freedom from your own opinions about yourself.” ~ Brennan Manning I had never written a book before. So, every […]


When I was ten, my best friend was a girl from church named Tracie. She was two years older, infinitely more street-wise. We made potions, dressed up in her mom’s […]


Here in the South, we are all about manners. We say please and thank you. We grow up learning to ask permission to do any and every thing. This is […]


“You are God, You’re the Great I Am” Breath of life I breathe You in Even in the fire, I’m alive in You! You are strong in my brokenness Sovereign […]


One evening after an intense “discussion,” my husband, J. J., told me that no matter what he did or how hard he tried, it was never enough for me. He […]


I had a realization this morning about a habit I have, one that maybe you have too. And choosing to get rid of this habit is starting to change everything. […]