• God Always Comes Through

    In my last blog post, I expressed how I often worry about things in my life that I cannot control.  Not being in control makes me anxious because I don’t know what’s going to happen.  This is something that I have been working on and that God has been helping me through. This morning, the Spirit reminded me of the many times I have been in a rut, worrying how I am going to handle the situation, and how God has seen me through.  I realized all the great things God has done for me and how blessed I am. By the will of my Father, I have been able…

  • Giving Up control

    Recently, I realized how much of a control freak I am. I have a moderate type A personality. I am very goal oriented and I like to see things get done. I also like to solve problems, even if they are not mine to solve, which leads me to take on more than I can bear. I like to make sure things get done and that they get done well. I hate it when nobody takes initiative to do things, and so I just volunteer to do them myself. This is probably why anxiety is a thorn in my flesh… a weakness. I worry when I have problems that I…

  • The One Who is ALWAYS There

    This past weekend, my family and I put our wonderful 12-year-old dog Simba to sleep.  He was very sick.  It has been devastating, to say the least.  Many who do not have pets or whom have never lost one cannot understand the pain we’re going through.  My mom explains to her friends, “Simba is the one that was always there, when nobody else was.”  When there was no one else in the house, he was the one keeping you company, following you everywhere you went.  He was a true companion and friend, and it is hard to get used to him not being there anymore. What my mom said –…

  • Who am I?

    In this day and age, many people suffer with identity crises.  I am no exception.  We ask things like, What do i like?  What am i good at?   What career should I choose?  What is my guy/girl type?  What is my calling/gift?  and, What is my purpose in life?  In essence, many of us do not know ourselves.  Thus, we try different things hoping to find out. One thing i like to do a lot is find parallels in real life or in movies to the Spiritual realm.  Jesus often used situations in our physical life to help us understand the Heavenly things. It is amazing how many parallels there…