On the Road Again…

On the Road Again…

One of my goals in life is to visit all 50 states (I’ve made 30 so far), so this spring break I headed off to the Natural State, Good Ole’Arkansas with one of my best friends in the whole world! Woo Hoo! While the state is filled with natural beauty, we did have some interesting finds along the way. I want to share a few…

Taking out the trash

Last week as I was taking out the trash, I decided to put it in my van and drive it up my driveway on my way to meet a friend for dinner. After dinner I opened my car to the most horrific smell. Agh!!! Oh no I didn’t! I forgot to take the trash out of the car. The bad thing was that we were…

Christians and Depression

Recently a good friend asked me to write a post for her blog concerning Christians and depression. I have decided to copy that article here for those who may not be following her blog. I encourage you to check out Melody’s blog by clicking here. What does the Bible have to say about living with depression? Can a Christian be depressed? Many years ago, I…

Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

Yesterday Jorjanne tried out for the Kiwanis talent show. Its crazy because I was so nervous for her. My palms were sweaty and I found myself holding my breath as she stood in front of the judges and sang “Happy Little Working Song” from Enchanted. She did a great job and made her mommy proud. One of her best friends, Sarabeth, also tried out. Last…

Depression vs. Grief

When a person experiences great loss, grief is a very healthy and normal reaction. There are times when grief can trigger depression. However, when the sadness is severe enough to disrupt a person’s life, it becomes depression and would be considered a mental illness. Talking to a trusted pastor or counselor can help a person to discern whether his or her sadness is normal or…

My Story

I must say that my life has been quite the journey. It started out pretty simple: small town girl, loved school, and loved life! As a child, God grabbed hold of my life and called me to salvation and I’ve never been the same. In college, my life was radically changed as I began to study God’s Word. I came to realize that my life…