Journey to Freedom

My obsession with food started around age 15 which was the same year my father passed away. Up until that point I think you could say I had a fairly idyllic upbringing. I think in my mind focusing on food was a distraction from grieving and gave me something to control when my emotions wereContinue reading “Journey to Freedom”

Less Trying, More Trusting

The other day when I was journaling the phrase “less trying, more trusting” came into my mind. This spoke to my heart as I have personally been struggling with negative thoughts. It seemed the more I focused on the problem and tried in my own strength to fight it, the more the issue was magnified.Continue reading “Less Trying, More Trusting”

Banqueting House

“He brought me to the banqueting house” (Song of Solomon 2:4) This is our God who brings us from lowly places of brokenness and invites us to sit at His banquet table. He truly “prepares a table before us, in the presence of our enemies” (Psalm 23:5). He wants to commune with us and usContinue reading “Banqueting House”

Be Strong & Courageous

It is mid-afternoon and I am nestled on the couch with my laptop and a mug of coffee. I love that it is quiet here, minimal traffic noise and there are always plenty of birds chirping away which is pleasant. The Lord has put this scripture on my heart lately: “Wait on the Lord, beContinue reading “Be Strong & Courageous”

Beauty for Ashes

“To give them beauty for ashes,The oil of joy for mourning,The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness;That they may be called trees of righteousness,The planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.” (Isaiah 61:3) I love the above passage. This is what God wants to do for His people. To exchange their brokenness, theContinue reading “Beauty for Ashes”


“Imagination is more important than knowledge” – Albert Einstein Do you remember what it was like to be a child and have an endless vivid imagination. Children dream for the impossible and have no sense of “being realistic” or the limitations that adults place on themselves. As we grow older we lose that ability toContinue reading “Imagination”