Tears… Uncontrollable tears… Quiet tears… Painful tears… A few weeks ago, my Sunday school teacher had warned me that he was going to teach on prayer.  He asked if it would be okay to pray for me as a class.  I appreciate all the prayers that I can get.  I … Continue reading

Beauty from Ashes

🎶There was a time…then it all went wrong🎶 “I Dreamed A Dream” from Les Miserables. Growing up hanging around pyromaniacs fostered in me a love for fire.  Fire can be a fierce destroyer, I know, but such terrifying beauty still fascinates me. Recently, the phrase “beauty from ashes” has caught … Continue reading

Giving the Pain a Purpose

  Since Tuesday, when I release my most recent blog, several people have told me that I am strong.  When I am told this, my mouth says, “Thank you.”  My internal dialog says, “Good job faking it.”  I know that I serve the strong and powerful God, but I sure … Continue reading