hī-ā′təsnounA gap or interruption in space, time, or continuity; a break. Life is challenging and confusing at the moment. I had a minor meltdown last night. It may or may not have involved chocolate. Lots of chocolate. And maybe a some peach Crown. Perhaps you could tell by my Memorial Day post yesterday that I’mContinue reading “Hiatus”

Expectation Without Communication

Communication is the key to every single relationship. I don’t think anyone would disagree with that statement. When we begin a new relationship, a relationship that absolutely clicks, we cannot talk enough to each other. We share our histories, our likes and dislikes, our beliefs on every topic ranging from religion, to child rearing, toContinue reading “Expectation Without Communication”


For the past couple of weeks, when I randomly open my Bible ESV, the first word I notice is steadfast. This has happened numerous times. Sometimes it’s written steadfast love and sometimes the word trust would be used in the same sentence. What is God trying to tell me? Synonyms for steadfast:LoyalFaithfulTrueDedicatedDevotedConstantStudyFerventPassionate Psalm 52:1The steadfastContinue reading “Steadfast”

When your heart is troubled,

…remember that God is still in control. …be reassured that not everyday will be this hard. …double up on prayer. …take a nap. Or two. …paint a room. …take a nature walk. …find comfort that Jesus knows your pain. …realize that life isn’t always fair. …spend time with a child. …rock away on your frontContinue reading “When your heart is troubled,”

Patience is a Virtue

Galatians 5:22,23 Patience: the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset; forbearance, tolerance, restraint, long suffering. Virtue: behavior showing high moral standards; goodness, righteousness, morality. One of my favorite scripture verses begins in Galatians 5:22. I can remember this verse because it happens to be my birthdate. 22Continue reading “Patience is a Virtue”


Philippians 4:6-7 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. It’s hard to give problems up to God because,Continue reading “Doubt”

Our Conscience & the Decisions We Make

🎶…And always let your conscience be your guide…🎶 ~ Jiminy Cricket’s famous advice. That’s the one line of the movie Pinocchio that sticks out the most to me. And one that I disagree with wholeheartedly. The conscience must be taught. It will guide by whatever it is being fed. It can be trained to beContinue reading “Our Conscience & the Decisions We Make”