I moved from broken to beautiful, and you can too. I’ve endured many challenges and trials in my lifetime and have experienced fear, anger, discouragement, depression, and at times even despair. I struggled to forgive God and those who hurt me. I understand those emotions. Through those difficulties, God gave me a compassion for people and a desire to help others move from broken to beautiful.
Holidays, loss of a loved one, a life-threatening illness, financial problems, a major move, building a new home, or a family crisis can leave us worried or emotionally drained. Earlier today, a woman talked to me about the death of her seventeen-year-old daughter. I grieved for her and her husband in the loss of their…… Continue Reading
Have you ever had one of those days when you didn’t know whether to scream or to cry? Did you feel you could do both? Perhaps a crisis surfaced at home with the children or your spouse. Maybe the challenge occurred at work or with your own health. Regardless of the situation, you felt you…… Continue Reading
After the legal separation, I never wanted to say anything against my estranged husband in our son’s presence. After all, my husband was still his father. One day, my son came home after spending time with his dad. “Dad bought me a stereo set, Mom. It cost a lot of money, and he said you…… Continue Reading
“When do you think your publishing house will be able to release my book?” I asked the publisher over the telephone. I knew the date I wanted, but I waited to hear what she would tell me. “May 1,” she answered. I clapped and cheered. I thanked God for giving me the desires of my…… Continue Reading
A young woman lost her husband to heart problems. An older man lost his wife to cancer. A middle-aged woman was in the hospital for major surgery. A second one received a diagnosis of cancer, and a third woman was rushed to the hospital and had a torn aorta. I sat in shock at all…… Continue Reading