I'm beginning to see that whatever title life gives me, God has given me the strength, courage, ability and motivation to be just that. I don't get to be one without still being the other.
Oh the joy of aging. We look up and down in the mirror. Somethings look down and keep looking down, hello gravity!
That's all I have to say about that.
As mom, we carry so very much on our shoulders, I’m not sure how, but we do it valiantly. So today, I’d like to tell you, you are doing an amazing job!
as the shade of day fights to hold on.. yellow fades and in comes a misty blue..
We are incapable of such forgiveness without God. When you chose Christ, you chose the Spirit to live within you, and it is that Spirit that brings us through our pain and circumstances into a complete forgiveness- over and over.
What I found through this intentional journey was that I wasn't building a bridge to close the gap, but I was building a bridge to the other side, away from the fear, the chaos. And when I crossed that bridge- I burned it down!
For what I saw that particular night was exactly how I imagine my Father in heaven loving me- Always having one hand holding me, and his eyes always upon me.
I could see her veins through her paper thin skin, I could see her little lungs working so hard to gain oxygen, and I could feel my heart pound at the love I felt for that little someone that I just met. She weighed all of 1 lb. 11 oz., and all I heard over and over from the nurses and many doctors working tirelessly by her side was, "She is doing great!"..."I can't believe how well she is doing.."
It didn't take long before the mania and depression collided, leaving me in one of the worst states I'd ever experienced. Locked behind doors of a mental hospital, I never felt more alone.