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    God's Trying To Kill You

    That’s what I heard while jogging. Err, rather…slogging. I can no longer claim that I jog when my thirteen-year-old walks the pace I run. We stumbled on this discovery last night. I digress. Listening to my FPEA Homeschool conference MP3, I replayed the last few seconds of Mark Hamby’s presentation just to be sure I heard this man correctly. “God’s trying to kill you.” Huh? “God wants us to die to ourselves.” Oh. And with this, the light bulb switched on. “God brings conflicts in our lives… Satan is not the one that is causing problems in your life. A lot people blame Satan. Satan doesn’t even know who you…

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    Sickness a Catalyst?

    I’ve been sick a good portion of my life. Nine life-threatening illnesses, sick. Sepsis, renal failure, ARDS…the list continues. Some of these words I never knew existed until I laid comatose in the ICU several years ago. But this tidbit of information, if I had the choice, I’d rather not talk about. Let’s be honest. Who wants to be known as the sick girl? Yeah. Didn’t think so. Happy, healthy, stick-your-tongue-out fun girl, now that’s a cooler title. Then diseases happened. For many years, I would have given my right pinky to rewind life just to be normal one more time. Only, my normal looked selfish, prideful, and pretty much…