“Shame” by Amy

How readily are we willing to believe that grace is actually free and that God always welcomes back His prodigal sons and daughters who’ve strayed? I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve screwed up. When I think of Peter asking Jesus how many times he should forgive someone who … Continue reading

Are you free?

In America, we are celebrating the fourth of July.  Although there are some American who just celebrate this holiday, because they like to blow up things.  Most American celebrate the freedom from England.  We like to declare, “We are free.” But we are not.  We are either slave to sin, … Continue reading

Grace

“It’s growing again.”  Three words I (Kendra) never want to hear again.  That last time I heard it was June of 2016.  Since then, I have been overwhelmed with a wide range of emotions: anger, fear, thankfulness, jealousy, love, and so much more. This year has changed me. I question … Continue reading

“Remembering”

It was supposed to be a special day. It’s one of those landmark days that you look forward to your whole life growing up.  Incalculable hours of time and energy are spent planning for this day by multiple people: not just those directly involved, but caring friends and family, too. … Continue reading

Starting Over

  “You’re an overcomer Stay in the fight ’til the final round You’re not going under ‘Cause God is holding you right now You might be down for a moment Feeling like it’s hopeless That’s when he reminds you That you’re an overcomer You’re an overcomer” If you come to … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day

I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating motherly women today, but I know that some did not enjoy this Mother’s day. Today could contain a wide range of emotions.   For me,  I feel sad, because this is the first Mother’s day without my Mom’s mother.  I still deal … Continue reading

Fed Up With Fear

  What is it in your life that consumes your mind with worry? It’s that thing that you can’t handle listening to someone else’s story about their experience with that particular thing, because it just gets in your head and won’t go away. It’s that thing that is waiting to … Continue reading

I thought he was just a sale person!

Growing up, I (Kendra) didn’t understand my dad’s job.  I knew he was an agent who sold insurance.  I remember going into his business and noticing all the paperwork everywhere.  But after dealing with insurance for several years, I have a greater appreciation of my now-retired father’s career.  Now I … Continue reading