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A Tap on the Shoulder

  "The bad things in life open your eyes to the good things you weren't paying attention to before" -- Author unknown    ...more

Dirty Little Secrets - Part 5, "Shame", Part 6, "Restoration" & Part 7, "Your Story"

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Dirty Little Secrets - Part 3, "My Response" & Part 4, "Confronting The God Of The Universe"

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Dirty Little Secrets - Part 1, "The Closet" & Part 2, "Abuse"

I have to admit that this is a huge deal for me to speak up on uncomfortable topics. You feel weird reading it. I feel weird writing it. I don’t mind speaking on things that don’t pertain to me, but when the very things I am talking about come from the deepest, darkest parts of my heart…I freeze. It’s as if I’m having that dream where you’re surrounded by people and they’re all staring at you. Some are pointing and snickering. Suddenly you realize you’re naked. Then - BAM! - You wake up. If you’re like me, you breathe a sigh of relief just to know it was only a dream....more



One of THOSE days

Yesterday was that for me.  Actually, I guess it all started the night before.  My husband and I were having a perfectly pleasant conversation when he asked me would I get remarried if he _____.  (Yeah, I can't even type the word!)  I think I had a panic attack!!  Now, I just can't imagine life without him.  I know that we are not supposed to be so attached to things of this earth, but God did give him to me as my life partner.  And I am grateful everyday that He did.  He wouldn't just take him away from me...wou...more


God, grant me the serenity....This was a prayer posted on my grandmother's refrigerator.  To accept the things I cannot change;I remember it vividly.The courage to change the things that I can;A purple magnet with white lettering.And the wisdom to know the difference.Stuck onto a fridge with so many other things that I don't think I could force myself to remember even if I wanted to.I don't know why this particular magnet sticks out to me.  My gra...more

Is Your Table Wet?

A good friend asked me this question recently referring to the familiar verse in Psalm 23 (v....more

God's Country

Ever visit a place and feel God's presence so much more than at home?  For me, that place is in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Whether standing on the top of Chimney Rock or tubing down a snowy hill or even just driving down an expressway with glorious mountains on either side of you, I am amazed at God's beautiful creation.I guess the same could be said about the sandy beaches near my home, but there's something about being in such a drastically different place that allows your soul to speak and listen.  My soul is centered and the focus is clear:  God, hus...more