What Not to Say to Someone Going Through a Hard Time – ‘God Won’t Give You More Than You Can Handle’

Series Post 2 - 'God Won't Give You More Than You Can Handle' I know others have tried to debunk this in recent years, but I feel compelled to share what it was like hearing that, during a time when I felt I had definitely been given more than I could handle. I think what …

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What Not to Say to Someone Going Through a Hard Time – ‘Stay Strong’

Sitting with others through their pain can be awkward and uncomfortable. We don’t know what to do. We want to make them feel better somehow, so we say things. More like throw up words out of our mouth, words that cause more pain than healing. Series Post 1 - 'Stay Strong' I can’t even count how …

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The Guilt of Motherhood

            It all starts with one word. Mama. Long before it is even spoken by those little lips, already while being knit together, whether in womb or heart. A piece of you. A part of you. Growing. Shaping to roam and change the world. Without you. First comes the joy …

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