• Finding Peace in a Crazy World: Part II

    20 days. Nearly three weeks ago, I wrote part one.  It started like this: It never fails. The day you want to start something, the enemy comes to distract you.  Whether he succeeds or not really lies with you but…

  • Finding Peace in a Crazy World

    It never fails.  The day you want to start something, the enemy comes to distract you.  Whether he succeeds or not really lies with you but in those moments, we feel that he has total power.  The title Finding Peace In…

  • Morning Journal Entry: Day 24

    I keep waiting for this feeling to come over me but God gave me a gentle reminder just now that faith isn’t a feeling. I think sometimes I get caught up in remembering the moments when I did “feel” something.…

  • 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 6

    Of course all of this applies to yesterday but I’m posting on what is considered DAY 6!! That means only TWO more full days. Technically I CAN talk today but because the doc said it would be great if I…

  • 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 5

    For the most part, today was productive and funny.  I guess we’re getting as used to this as we can.  As of this morning, 3 full days left and a few hours beyond.  I’m on the down slope now 🙂…

  • 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 4

    Even on Day 4, I can’t honestly say that I could ever get used to this. I feel like I’m in a better spot mentally and in some ways, emotionally, but at the same time it takes nothing at all…

  • 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 3

    In a little over 2 hours, it will have been 3 days since I’ve talked. Well, except by accident or an intentional “I love you”. In total, less than two dozen words have been said. When my doctor appointment is…

  • 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 2

    It hasn’t even been a full 48-hours yet but it certainly feels like a week. For someone who feels a deep desire to have the last word, I’m really feeling defeated right now! There’s more funny mixed with a few…