I’m so encouraged by how Biblical narratives give us so much insight into the lives of God’s people. We are introduced to great men and women, who are used mightily by God in the unfolding of His wonderful plan of redemption. These men and women are people of great faith, courage, and strength. We read… Continue reading Be Encouraged!
I’ve had many seasons plagued by depression and anxiety since my parents’ and daughter’s death in 2011. However, some of the darkest days of my life were the weeks after my last blog post. For several weeks, day after day, I was living in constant fear and anxiety. I was overwhelmed by an ongoing crisis:… Continue reading When Darkness Seems to Overcome
This is the most difficult post I have written. August 16th is the 7-year anniversary of my family’s death. Although I have shared about my loss and the tragic events that took place, I have been relatively private regarding the legal aspect of this journey. However, recent events have compelled me to speak up and… Continue reading Forgiveness
Happy New Year! It’s been 5 months since my last post and so much has happened! My son, Daniel Washington, was born on Tuesday, September 26th. He is the sweetest and most delightful baby, and he’s brought so much joy to our lives! As I expected, motherhood has opened up a Pandora’s Box of emotions… Continue reading I am His
Throughout the month of July I’ve been studying and reflecting on God’s goodness. As I shared in my last post, this is a characteristic of God that I sometimes struggle with. I’ve realized that much of my doubt comes from my limited understanding of God; my inaccurate perception of what is “good”; and the enemy’s… Continue reading Seeing God’s Goodness
My husband and I got married in November and in January we learned that we were expecting. Our hearts were filled with joy and gratitude. Soon we shared the wonderful news with our loved ones. Again, moments of joy and excitement that could barely be contained. However, as the weeks went by, something in my… Continue reading Experiencing Joy Again
Anxiety. I am always amazed by how quickly it creeps in whenever I experience an unwanted change or something that I perceive to be negative. Before the death of my daughter and parents I was not really prone to anxiety. Don’t get me wrong, I worried about things. At times even lost sleep over them.… Continue reading Coping With Anxiety