Working Through Forgiveness

In the realm of planting, I’ve been forced to learn a lot about forgiveness. In the past 2 and a half years, I’m positive that I’ve emotionally injured people… and I know that I’ve been hurt by several people as well. In fact, I’m wrestling with forgiveness right now.  It’s a constant in my life now….

Hard Pressed

We’d been hit. I watched as the color drained from my husband’s face (and for him with his ruddy complexion… this was definitely worth noticing.) Nothing could have prepared us for the bomb that dropped on us that day. (Okay, not a literal bomb… it was completely figurative… but it might have well as been…

Lesson #2: Combat with Silly Tongues

What do we do when we are the center of gossip?  How do we go about that? First, take your injuries to your Heavenly Father who is always waiting for you to run to Him.  He is always ready to listen to us; whether we are hurt, excited, or just mediocre. Second, we must check…

The Dirt: Lesson #1 Continued

Kiss of Betrayal I recently cracked opened and reread the story in Luke 22 about the Last Supper.  Jesus is literally breaking bread and pouring the wine with his team/friends/disciples when these words come out of his mouth:   “But the hand of him who is going to betray me is with mine on the table.”…

The Dirt: Lesson #1

Kiss of Betrayal It was the 4th grade.  I had betrayed her.  She had told me a secret and I had not only betrayed her trust, but I had laughed about it with my other classmate.  As we were snickering about it together, I looked up and saw Teresa’s big brown doe eyes bearing into…