– by Suzanne Roberts
You can TALK about it,THINK about it, DREAM about it, and LONG for it but that situation, that dream, that circumstance, that relationship will never ever change unless (more…)
I have a few questions I want you to answer honestly:
Are you always trying to do things on your own and do them your own way?
Do you try to find your worth and your identity in relationships, achievements, and your appearance?
Are you struggling with (more…)
I don’t know about you but I spend the majority of my waking hours trying to be perfect.
I’m not consciously thinking minute by minute that whatever is in front of me has to be perfect. I’m doing it subconsciously—which is even more frightening.
I feel like perfection is (more…)
It was the Christmas of 2009, and I was without my husband, Rick. He died suddenly of a heart attack in June of that year. We had thirty-eight Christmases together. It was the hardest thing for me to go to church and feel the joy everyone else was feeling. I just didn’t have it. I had no excitement for the holiday.
Rick was always Mr. Christmas. He enjoyed the (more…)
“Mom,” my daughter Kim said, “You know you’re going to have to write a book about how you’re dealing with Dad.”
I recoiled at the thought. It was all I could do to get through each day of unknowns and added responsibilities. “No, hon. I have to live this before I can write about it. I have no energy to think about ministering to others right now. Maybe after it’s all over—maybe then, I could think about writing—but not while I’m dealing with all this raw emotion. I’m still finding my way.”
A couple of weeks later, I shared (more…)