I have often seen people with a semicolon tattoo, usually on their wrist or somewhere they can see it easily. However, I only recently heard about the significance of the semicolon as it relates to those struggling with mental illness, suicide, addiction, and self-injury. It serves as a pause to […]
We go through hardships that bring us to our knees. In these moments, we experience shattering pain, drowning sorrow, and the inability to function. The loneliness that we feel is […]
This book by John Croyle is a story of second chances and subtitled: “Defying the Circumstances that Define Us.” It is the story of how Big Oak Ranch in Alabama was founded; it’s purpose, vision, and continuous mission. Croyle shares hard lessons learned over his lifetime. He shares difficult to […]
We all make bad choices. We all make mistakes. You are not the only one. The choices you are making are affecting your family and friends in a negative way. […]
I am not from Minot. In fact, I was not too happy when the military stationed us here as you may remember from my post: “You Are God Alone” The climate change from Okinawa, Japan to Minot, North Dakota was a major shock. I still can’t believe that we got our First […]
Our soul is well when things in our life are peaceful but what about when sorrows roll? Is it well with your soul then?
A humorous comparison of brains and teeth (and babies vs. teens). I need to give my children a good foundation so that when they encounter trials I can know that they are in God’s hands.
I guess that this would be considered my first Blog… ever! I am excited to start this journey! I plan to write about whatever comes to mind on any given day along with a correlating Bible verse. Speaking of which; I will post this blog’s theme verse here: “For where […]