Monthly Archives: July 2011

Celebrating God’s Mercy

 “Oh Lord, I feel horrible,” I moaned. Mistakes I made as a mother bombarded my mind. It was as if a video inside my head played each painful scene where I had blown it as a parent. I felt overwhelmed … Continue reading

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God Is For Me–Even When I Fall

I had made such progress in my battle against codependency. Then a new issue came up, and I suddenly found myself embracing false responsibility, which I thought was a thing of the past. Once again I felt determined to scheme … Continue reading

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Free To Admit A Wrong

Why is it sometimes so hard to say “I was wrong?” This past Sunday I got offended by what someone said to me. I overreacted and lashed out with harsh words. My fuming about the disrespect shown consumed me. All … Continue reading

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God Longs To Set Us Free

Years ago at a Christian Booksellers Convention in Orlando, I interviewed Dennis Jernigan, one of my favorite singer/songwriters. He had written a book as a companion to his CD “This is My Destiny.” The book went by the same name … Continue reading

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Handling Difficult Relationships

Recently someone I care about told me of difficulties with a roommate. Since I’ve had my share of difficult relationships, I sent her some of what I’ve learned along the way. Here is an edited version of the email I sent:    Dear Martha, … Continue reading

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