Monthly archive for ‘ April, 2016 ’

Walking the Straight Path

26th April 2016 | 0 Comments

“I will go before thee and make the crooked places straight.”–Isa. 45:2a Part of my journey out of the shadow of shame, has included a physical journey, the one that brought our family to Wisconsin nearly four years ago. This move came about primarily because Joel was able to get a year off his prison […]

Stepping out of the Shadow of Shame–Humble Accountability

19th April 2016 | 0 Comments

I want to share a story Joel told me after he had been in prison for about two years. It is a gut-wrenchingly honest confession; one that was hard for me to read (and frankly still is). But I share it now, because in this letter, Joel’s vulnerability and willingness to seek God’s help is […]

Shadows and Joy

12th April 2016 | 0 Comments

I have been working on the manuscript of a second book for almost four years now. Unlike my first book, this one has taken a lot longer to write,and often that is because I am writing about experiences as they happen. When people ask me what the book is about I tell them it’s the […]

Starting Fresh

11th April 2016 | 0 Comments

As my faithful readers already know, my blog posts on here have been sporadic at best, and often all together non-existent over the past year. My life responsibilities have grown so astronomically, that I have not been able to faithfully post here. I have missed the connection it gives me with you all, in spite […]