The Ugly Side of Me

I slammed my fist on the table and shouted words from my mouth as quickly as they entered my mind. My hands shook with anger and I stomped out of the room feeling justified in my reaction, considering her offense.  “Out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.” Anger. That is what IContinue reading “The Ugly Side of Me”

The Ugly Side of Adoption

If you find yourself encouraged, follow my new blog at http://www.streamsandthorns.com for more posts like this one. I found this entry the other day while randomly flipping through an old journal: “January 2, 2013 Today, sort of in passing and sort of without even realizing it, I prayed a prayer. ‘Do something great through me… No matterContinue reading “The Ugly Side of Adoption”

Alone in the City: Day Two

\”If you aren\’t content with me here, what makes you think you will be content with me somewhere else?\” I\’ve heard the Spirit speak that to my soul too many times before. Discontent. Always look back, looking forward, wanting more, never appreciating the moment.  \”But godliness with contentment is a great gain.\” (1 Timothy 6.6HCSB)Continue reading “Alone in the City: Day Two”