I am honestly angry. I am angry because a man who holds a lot of power and leadership at a church in Tennessee has joined the masses of embarrassing Christians to stand up make a bad name for the rest of us Christians who are genuinely loving and accepting of others. I am angry that this person thought it was okay to stand up at a church service annunciating that “gays should … [Read more...] about I Am Angry
There is something about three year olds that I just can’t help but be captivated by. What fascinates me is that they seem to instinctively know that this is their year to throw tantrums and whine about everything, make messes out of clean and empty rooms, and reach levels of ornery you never thought was possible. When Michael hit three, I quickly figured out how three-year-old … [Read more...] about Terrible Toddlerisms
I want to live an abundant life with God in every corner. So far I have Him in my life, my work life, and my soon to be marriage. I am currently working on bringing God into my life. Of course I try to surround my children with God, but what I am learning is that it is simply not enough. I must refrain from the idea that my kids will learn about who God is all on their own … [Read more...] about Parental Ephiphany
One of the beliefs I had growing up was that I was called to be a teacher. There was something very intriguing about going home and pretending to be a teacher. I loved the idea of being in front of a classroom, providing them important knowledge that will guide them through life, and provide some sort of mentorship for them. I mean this is what I have experienced in life as a … [Read more...] about To Teach or Not to Teach – The Story of Ezra
Over the last several days, I have been in an in depth self study and reflection of how I view myself, why I have a low self esteem, and where my negative views of myself even began. The truth is that my journey downward in how I see myself started in high school when I was severely bullied and the journey continued as I was trying to heal from the emotional trauma. My heart … [Read more...] about Am I Enough?