I Will Yet Praise Him

Why are you downcast, O my soul?                                                                                                                                       Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. Psalm 42: 5, 11 and 43:5 Three times in these two Psalms, the writer admonishes himself. In D. Martin Lloyd-Jones book, Spiritual Depression, which I read years …

Spiritual Battle is Real

Trading Fathers, Forgiving Dad, Embracing God, my memoir of sexual abuse and God’s redemption, comes out in March. In July, my husband is diagnosed with cancer. I speak about “Finding God’s Heart” at a women’s retreat in late February. In early March, both our vehicles break down, costing $2300 to fix. I speak to a …

Food, Lies, and Heart Hunger

Stress. Internal or external demands that exceed our ability to manage without resorting to dysfunctional behaviors. Like gaining five pounds in the last few months while my husband and I have been walking through prostate cancer. We all have our favorite ways to comfort ourselves or get through the day when the days are intense. …