Current Events, General, Human Trafficking

“That’s Not Abuse.”

We can watch sitcoms or movies and see unhealthy relationships portrayed as exciting or normal. While in the movies the victim of abuse might be rescued by an observant character or take matters into their own hands and kill the abuser in self-defense. I would not recommend anyone in a dangerous situation wait to be… Continue reading “That’s Not Abuse.”

General, God Moments

I don’t want to forgive

I'm being honest, here. I don't want to forgive what has happened. I'm told over and over by my loved ones that I'm justified in my hurt. Why should I forgive? During a recent church service I was on my knees before the Lord. It was only Him and me in that moment. Nothing else… Continue reading I don’t want to forgive

General, God Moments

What’s Your Story?

My blog may appear silent to you but on my end, it's been a place of safety. I have processed intense pain, tears, and abandonment. At the time, I knew it was important to document these words because in doing so I felt closer to God. I just didn't feel it was right to share… Continue reading What’s Your Story?

General

November 7th: National Play Outside Day!

When is the last time you put your phone down or stepped away from the election coverage? I'm thinking you need a break. I sure do! Just in time...today is National Play Outside Day. Do you need a few ideas? Explore hiking trails near you.Check out every park in your neighborhood and climb, slide, swing… Continue reading November 7th: National Play Outside Day!

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Crossing into Fall

Here in Houston we live for October 1st because it means we have crossed the threshold from summer to fall. We put pumpkins on our front porch while we enjoy cold mornings and fading summer afternoons. This is the gateway to every children's favorite holiday... Halloween! Will you be trick or treating this year? Leave… Continue reading Crossing into Fall