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HEART MATTERS

HEART MATTERS

If you peeked through my quiet time journals to God over the past six years you’ll find this prayer: “Give me perpetual brokenheartedness.” Why, you may ask, would I pray for a broken heart when I should be praying for God to heal my heart? In short, Psalm 51:17 I discovered this beautiful verse at…

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A SEASON’S CHANGE

A SEASON’S CHANGE

The line that separates a time to weep and a time to laugh is thin as the ice a mischievous boy stands on. The time to every purpose under heaven is certain and everything has its season. The worst thing about some seasons is that they change. The best thing about some seasons is that…

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HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 5

HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 5

“…but she has a good heart.” “…but he’s a good man.” How many times have you heard this or said it yourself when talking about another person? Does tacking on these qualifiers justify what precedes the statements? What determines if our hearts are good? Our actions? Our motives? Who determines if our hearts are good?…

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HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 2

HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 2

We’ve all heard this phrase and if you’re a GRITS (girl raised in the south) like me, you’ve probably said or heard it more times than you can possibly count. It may even be embedded deep in our southerly DNA. So, what are we blessing exactly? And frankly, and more to the point of this…

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A DIAGNOSIS

A DIAGNOSIS

“Hi Mrs. Daruk, this is Dr. Anderson from the gastroenterology clinic. Elijah’s biopsy results are back.” Usually her assistants call me. Something must have shown up. “I believe we’ve found the source of Elijah’s pain. It turns out he has a rare immune disorder called Eosinophilic Esophagitis.” she continued. EOE for short. “He had a lot of eosinophils present…

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