Happy 2nd Birthday, Hope Redefined

If I’ve never gotten the chance to tell you the story of the wrestle the Lord and I have had when He asked me to be a part of this work, I will be honest with you. I did not want to do this. I have a habit of saying “NO” first and then coming back around

Dear Dolly

In early March 2020, Dolly Parton shared her desire to be on the cover of Playboy magazine again with “60 Minutes Australia.” This time for her 75th birthday. I read the brief article and immediately my heart sank. Once again, I see celebrities loosing sight of the impact and choices of continuing to embrace this […]

The Gift of Grief

“I just want to get it all out so it’ll be gone,” I said bitterly.  “It’s not a one-and-done kind of thing. You’ll get better at grieving,” she said. My friend Alice was a fellow traveler in my 12-Step program, but she had more experience with grief than I did “I don’t want to get […]

Boundaries After Betrayal

If you’ve been on the journey of recovery from sexual betrayal for any length of time, you’ve probably come across the term “boundaries.” That’s because betrayal trauma experts know that boundary work is one of the most important skills you can learn to not only survive the betrayal, but to regain sure footing and confidently […]

The Night that Changed Everything

My husband was a strong source of security for me. When he became unsafe for me, that security was gone. I realized how much I depended on him for security, when in truth, the only One I should depend on for my security is Jesus. That’s all. Jesus should be it. No person is able to hold us up. No person was ever meant to carry that weight and keep us anchored and secure.