Every time someone would ask how they could pray for me, I’d always say the same thing;
I just don’t want this to be my life anymore.
That was the only plausible way out of this mess — that the Creator of The Heavens and The Earth have enough pity on me to slip me a get out of jail free card. Or better yet, let me exchange my life for a new one. (You either understand that level of suffering, or you don’t. I’m afraid, there is no in between.)
Continue reading God Did What He Promised (One Year, 85,000 Blessings)
Startled, my eyes opened in a fury — darting across the room with more questions than I had gone to sleep with.
…What time is it? …What day is it? … Please Lord, tell me it was all just a terrible nightmare…
Continue reading (Week 5) What If God Led You To Your Hopelessness?
When the lies surfaced in my marriage, I was certain I was going to have to leave.
Even more frightening, was how certain he was that I was going to leave!
Continue reading (Week 3) Stay.
As I attempted to stand to my feet I fell to the floor, my knees buckling under the pressure.
Placing my head to the floor, hands clasped and gripping my heart, I sobbed knowing what no one else knew:
I had asked for this heartbreak.
Continue reading (Week 2) A Cruel God & A Cold-hearted Truth
[ Originally posted 2/18/2014 – When my heart broke. ]
This Valentines Day, I watched while you indulged in gourmet chocolates from a tulle wrapped box, how surprised you were to find a beautiful bouquet awaiting you on the counter in the morning.
I saw the dishes you ordered from your favorite restaurant and the sweet valentines that are still covering your refrigerator…
But that’s not what Valentine’s Day had in store for me this year.
February 14, 2014 left me blind-sighted and broken-hearted.
Continue reading (Week 1) Intro To Our Miracle: This Weary Heart of Mine
…What happened to Krista Ortiz?
It still makes me smile thinking of the time one of my readers admitted to turning to Google to find the answer to that question.
Continue reading Intro To Our Miracle (A Very Special Series!)