You Collect All My Tears

You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.‭‭Psalms‬ ‭56‬:‭8‬ ‭NLT After I broke my wrist I became emotionally hypersensitive. The slightest thing would bring me to tears. At first, I thought it must be my pain medication. I stopped …

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It’s Easier Said Than Done

1. It’s easier said than done. My last post I discussed shifting from surviving to thriving. An awesome concept, truly inspired by the Holy Spirit. But this morning, as I laid in my bed after waking at 3:30, I realized my first point: it’s easier said than done. In this next paragraph I’m going to …

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The Upside of Down

I thank you, God, for making me so mysteriously complex! Everything you do is marvelously breathtaking. It simply amazes me to think about it! How thoroughly you know me,Lord! You saw who you created me to be before I became me!Psalms‬ ‭139:14, 16‬a TPT‬‬ I was thinking the other day about being me. Would I …

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The Deceitfulness of Thoughts

My husband and I are reading a Bible plan together: Joy over Stress. This statement caught my eye: In my research on joy, I discovered that our circumstances are not inherently stressful; it’s our thoughts about a circumstance that make it stressful.Neal and Carly Samudre It made me think about the anxiety I feel in …

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Anticipation

Today my spirit is vacillating between anticipation and anxiety, as I wait on some of my writing being critiqued and an online writers’ retreat today. My mind racing to the what ifs while excited for the what’s nexts. So what’s the difference? Anticipation is founded on hopeful expectations, whereas anxiety stems from fear (often expressed …

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Below the Surface

I have shared about my struggle with depression and anxiety. My journey has led me through various ways of coping; herbal supplements, prescription medications, healing prayer, and light therapy. I remember God hitting the reset button through one such healing prayer. It was awesome. Still, God spoke into my spirit, telling me this would be …

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