Category Archives: Faith

you either do or you don’t.

Sometimes being in the mental health field can get a bit arduous.  Don’t get me wrong I have a lot of compassion and empathy for many of my clients and the life experiences they have struggled to endure.  However, there … Continue reading

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hope and acceptance: the peanut butter and jelly of life.

I recently had a conversation with someone at work.  She asked me what I thought about hope and acceptance.  She shared with me that she felt torn between the call to hope and the promise of God’s provision even in … Continue reading

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antsy pants.

Do you ever think about what happens after some of the stories in the Bible?  I think about that….a lot.  I wonder how the individuals who encountered God felt after their experiences, or what questions people had after God commanded … Continue reading

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Do you ever pray with your hands crossed behind your back?  I do.  Often.  I say, “God, I am 100% committed to doing this,” and think, ever so deviously, that I can trick God into then providing some type of … Continue reading

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truth vs. deceit. a rivalry of epic proportions.

I had a conversation with a friend the other night (there’s your shout out Joe :-)) that got me thinking about the concept of deceit.  In all honesty ~ my mind went everywhere with this subject.  I thought about being … Continue reading

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what are you waiting for?

Waiting sucks. There, I said it. I used to love the anticipation that accompanied waiting for something, but lately I’ve lost that sense of excitement and replaced it with a much more watered down version of enthusiasm known as mild … Continue reading

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separation anxiety.

This has been a difficult blog for me to write.  I’ve mulled around the thoughts in my head for quite some time.  This is a raw, honest, agonizing place.  I’m a bit terrified to put these ponderings down on “paper” … Continue reading

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the frustrations of faith.

I got a text from a friend last night, commenting on my blog post from yesterday.  We talked briefly about the frustrations of faith and how we, as earthly dwellers, continue to fall into the same sin traps repeatedly despite … Continue reading

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a nugget of hope.

Why do we lose hope so easily?  Scratch that.  Why do I lose hope so easily?  I am already painfully aware that life is quite the inconsistent roller coaster of emotions, challenges, and unexpected circumstances.  However, I also believe in … Continue reading

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i am indiana jones.

I wish I were blessed with the ability to draw (bet you didn’t think that would be the first line of this post!).  Oftentimes, my thoughts morph into pictures that represent what I see myself dealing with and I would … Continue reading

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