This post is part of the Monthly Theme of Identity in Christ. Here we are replacing the Lies of the enemy with the Truth of Christ. I have been lied to. Most likely...you have been to. For my entire life, the enemy has whispered falsehoods and counterfeits of the Truth God has for me. It is time I take a stand and begin to marinate in the truth...to allow it to permeate every fiber of my being and never let go. It is time you take a stand too. This month, I will focus my ... Read More about The 4 Lies I Believed about My Identity
This guest post is written by Zach Churchill whose story was shared with my husband and me when we lost our Lily. It was at that time that I reached out and asked if he and his wife would pray about sharing their story. This is Zach's perspective and I am delighted to share it with you! A Husband's Perspective on Miscarriage No Words “Aren’t you going to say something!?!?!” That was the question that my wife asked me through tears, anger, and confusion as we returned to our car after ... Read More about The Heartache of Miscarriage: A Husband’s Perspective
In a fast paced culture it is extremely hard to wait for anything...we are the Instant Gratification Generation! How many times have you said…if I could just have _______________ I would be happy. If I can just get past _______________________ I can rest and feel less stressed out. Fill in the blanks with your current stressor or struggle! So did it happen? Are you now happy and less stressed out? If you are anything like me, the answer is no. Why? Because there is always ... Read More about Living During a Season of Waiting
The Breath of God How it all started... Oh my goodness, I have to tell you a funny story. My 3 year old has been obsessed with talking about people’s breath. It started innocently enough when she climbed in my lap one day as I was singing to her and she said, “I love to smell your breath.” I laughed and told her that I loved to smell hers too…and that in fact, I loved smelling all my baby’s breath (that is until they hit that age where it totally goes from sweet to rank ... Read More about Spending Time in His Breath – Understanding the Breath of God
I have been on a journey since losing Lily to finally get back to my pre-JodiAnn weight and to intentionally start evaluating my health and the areas that need to improve. At 1 week post-delivery, I was about 25 pounds overweight. This was not weight I had gained growing my sweet Lily, this was the extra 5-10 lbs. I had gained each year since delivering Jubilee. You see, I have never really had an issue with weight. I never watched what I ate and naturally had a body that stayed fairly ... Read More about How losing 25 lbs did not make me “feel” better!