Thank God for Thorns

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard people refer to their “thorn in the flesh.” Usually in reference to some kind of habitual sin or personal issue that they can’t seem to get past. Paul is talking from the same vantage point, an issue that nags at him over and over again – something he can’t quite kick and that he wishes wasn’t there. (2 Cor. 12:6-10) I…

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Letting Go of the Reins (Part 2)

Part 2 What I am about to share with you is VERY real, personal and big for me! This has been quite a long journey but I recognize that there are others who have been going through something similar and have YET to be where I feel I am today. I am speaking about my oldest daughter. God has brought me to an amazing place where I believe I have…

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Letting go of the Reins (Part 1)

I’m the kind of person who all my life has been taught that you can achieve anything that you put your mind to. I’ve bought into the “seize the day” theme, including the idea that I am in control of my own destiny. And don’t forget that “if you want something done right you got to do it yourself”!! Boy have I never before felt so incredibly lied to! In…

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