Faith, Marriage, Off Trail Musings

I Lost My Voice

You see…I lost my voice. And I didn’t just lose my voice, but most importantly, I lost myself too. It happened so gradually and covertly that I didn’t even really notice. And when I finally did notice, I was surprised! God and my family were not.

Faith, Off Trail Musings

The Gardener

I miss gardening.  I used to do it all the time when the boys were little.  I even had a vegetable garden each summer where I grew corn, green beans, zucchini, and a variety of other things that I felt like experimenting with that year.   I like being outside and getting my hands dirty.  I… Continue reading The Gardener

Faith, Hiking with Holly, Off Trail Musings

Even in Failure, there is still Victory!

I hope that I am not alone in admitting that sometimes I let myself get into a bad mental place. Sometimes that bad place actually feels kinda good.  It is secluded, dim, and even a bit cozy.  I feel safe and protected in there.  Safe from all of the shame and humiliation that I love… Continue reading Even in Failure, there is still Victory!