Drowning Out the Noise with Stillness

Drowning Out the Noise with Stillness “Let be and be still, and know (recognize and understand) that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations! I will be exalted in the earth!” Psalm 46:10 AMP There is a lost art of “being still” that I believe we need to practice and understand more…

Heavenly Mindset in an Earthly Realm

At the beginning of the year I wrote in my journal something that I felt the Lord was revealing to me about my personal life this year.  I wrote:  “This is the year for shaking.  2013 was a year for growing roots but 2014 is shaking and strengthening these roots….Your roots are not complete yet! …

Preparing our Nets for Harvest

Preparing our Nets for Harvest Recently I was invited by my friend Madison Brown to Elizabethtown College where she is a senior.  She took my husband and me to a quaint coffee house in the downtown district that was so comfortable, casual, and wonderful that I felt as if I were stepping onto the 90’s…

My Kind of Love

My Kind of Love I have noticed over the past five years of marriage that a lot of people give my husband credit for putting up with a wife that has a disability.  There is always an undertone when people speak of my marriage.  They say things like, “He really is a good man to…

Attitude of Lack – Removing the Belief System

Attitude of Lack – Removing the Belief System Our words have power and our beliefs have power over our lives.  The bible is clear about this:  “The tongue has the power of life and death…” Proverbs 18:21 and “For as he thinks in his heart, so he is.”  Proverbs 23:7 Recently someone prayed over my…

Things Break – But we don’t have to! (Part 1 of 2)

Things break.  This is not a pessimistic viewpoint or a negative one; it is a reality and one that we must face as we go through life.  Lately I have experienced a lot of breaking with the one thing that everyone else takes for granted:  Legs.  Due to my extremely high amputation it is essential…

Preparing Your Room

Preparing Your Room  Ashly Ash We have been switching the two rooms upstairs and preparing one of them for a child.  Though this has not materialized at this point we are taking a step of faith and preparing the way.  No matter how our child comes (by natural way or adoption) we are longing for…

Do Relationships Require Rescuing?

***The below is one “crutchprint in the sand” of my personal life.  I am not an expert or a therapist but am only speaking from personal experience and observation.  I do not expect complete resignment to the statements below.  My plan for the below is that it become a work in progress as I grow…