"Can I tell you something?" I could feel Him drawing me near, "Yes, Lord." "I don't want to be your 'big, sexy husband, Jesus' anymore." "Why, Lord?" "Because I want your actual husband to win. I gave him to you. He can't compare to me, and I want him to win." "So, what do you … Continue reading Jesus broke up with me
White? Black? Red? Green? Blue? Let me explain. For many of us, our childhood Christmases were red and green and sparkling with hope and possibility. Bright lights twinkled with our heart’s desire. The smell of food and the sounds of laughter are carved into our memories and all it takes is one sighting of the infamous red and green … Continue reading What color is your Christmas?
Some people are so eloquent with their prayers! They pray, and not only are you deeply touched, but immediately feel inadequate, like your prayers sound more like a child's clumsy grocery list packed full of things like llamas, play-do, and a tree that grows money and candy. Through the years I have become more confidant … Continue reading Book Review: Talking to Jesus
I'm an atmosphere shifter. Typically, when I enter a room I bring A LOT of energy with me. I know that I'm called and gifted to shift an atmosphere to a place of hope, freedom and joy. But the other side of this responsibility is that I also feel strongly and easily absorb other people's … Continue reading Stand down!!
I really like to talk about sex. Hot married sex, if you will. It's not because I am overly frisky or anything....but I have experienced what it's like to be in a marriage with "intimacy" that breads pain, shame, and looks nothing like the love of God, and I have been in a marriage where … Continue reading sexy eyes
Confessions of a Joy Bringer: I woke up on Thanksgiving day and quickly found myself in a foul mood. Of all days! Everything was compiling as thing after thing created a mound of bitter, frustrated, and out right nasty thoughts that churned my emotions into a hot and volatile mess. I knew what was happening … Continue reading Confessions of a joy bringer
Shocked? Before you react, read on. I was raised in a conservative Christian home and have loved Jesus since I was very small. My mom was passionate about educating me about the "sin of premarital sex" and how "abortion was murder." And it worked...for a while. As a teen , I was legitimately terrified to … Continue reading Why I have no shame about having had an abortion