New Ventures

Sometimes in our lives we find ourselves at new crossroads with decisions to make. I found myself there about a week or so ago. I have a secure job that pays well enough and my boss is great, but let’s face it, when you are an administrative assistant, there isn’t anywhere else to go, it’s a dead end. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about jobs and what I need to do and found myself needing to make a decision. […]

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Things Do Get Better

It’s been about a month since my last post here and since my son came home. So, how are we doing, you ask? We’re actually doing OK. That first couple of weeks, I was a mess, waiting for the bottom to fall out, wondering why the insurance couldn’t pay for a few more weeks, scared to see what would happen and if he was really stable or not….I was a complete and utter mess. Then I began really noticing a […]

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More than we can handle

This week I have heard the phrase “God won’t give us more than we can handle” multiple times and it’s bothering me. It’s bothering me because it’s not true. God DOES give us more or allow us to go through more than we can handle. No where in Scripture does it say that he won’t. The verse that people most often use to back this saying up, 1 Corinthians 10:13, talks about temptation/testing. He says, “No temptation has overtaken you […]

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I’m afraid…

I’m afraid. I’m trying not to be, I’m trying to let God have it, but to be completely honest, I’m afraid. I’m afraid that my son won’t come home ok, in fact, I expect that, but I’m more afraid that he will never be OK. He’s my only child, that’s it, no more, and I DESPERATELY want him to be OK. I want him to succeed. I want him to flourish. I’m scared he won’t. Bipolar disorder and even severe […]

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