I would stare in the mirror each morning hoping to see someone the world would love. Someone beautiful enough, smart enough, good enough, brave enough, strong enough; I just wanted to feel loved enough. And while the words of affirmation came, sprouting blooms of confidence, they never took root, quickly dried up, and fell to… Continue reading Reflection

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A Song & A Kiss

I was in a deep sleep. A sweet sleep, but not deep enough to block out the cries of my little boy. Those types of deep sleeps no longer exist in my world. I crawl out from under the warmth of the covers, fumbling to find the floor, my wool lined slippers and something to… Continue reading A Song & A Kiss

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"The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit."  Psalm 34:18Father:When I am weak, I can trust that You are strong. When I am broken, I can know that You were broken for me. When I am aching deep, I can hope in the eternal promise that You will 'never leave… Continue reading #waterforyourweek