Change ….

Change is inevitable. The world and life in it are constantly moving, reshaping, refocusing … changing. So many of us view change as bad. We don’t like it and we sometimes fight against it with everything we’ve got. We neglect to remember there are just as many positive changes as negative and often positive outcomes develop as a result of what we view as the negative change.

For instance, as it was clear my marriage was failing I grew. I grew in the understanding of myself, I grew in faith, I grew in confidence. I grew! I have gained new friendships and even enjoyed some fun times I never would have had if I not been separated. I have even found my inner artist. The ending of the marriage was devastating. More because it feels not only like rejection but also failure and I hate to fail at anything, but none the less it was over. I could have buried myself in deep. I could have taken months even years to get over it. I could have spent the rest of my lifetime devastated. Instead, I spent countless hours asking God to show me what positive outcome would come out of a situation I could see nothing good in and He did just that. He unfolded and revealed things in me I had no idea were there. In addition He also developed a brave warrior spirit that is willing and ready now to fight for all He he has for me. He showed me a new boldness and where I would have layed down and let people walk on me in the past, I am no longer willing to take anyone’s S@*t! A brave new woman who is no longer willing to play the nice girl and allow others to inflict their own plan on her life. He took everything I thought would crush me and used it to build an alter that I would never ever ever forget the things He has done for me, through me and in me.

I’d be interested to hear, what experience have you had that at the time felt terrible and in the end turned out to be positive?

Happy ST. Patty’s day!

Happy St Patrick’s day! If you see me you will have to pinch me! I don’t wear green. I love a variety of shades of green however, green clothing makes my skin look green due to my olive complexion. So …. I don’t do green, not even on ST. P’s day

HOW ABOUT A GAME?Look at the picture below and count how many green items are visible? Leave your best guess in the comments


Did you know that St. Patrick was not a canonized saint? I had initially planned to write my own little diddy about the day and the history of it but truth be told I figured why reinvent the wheel? So if your interested in knowing more. I have provided a link to some great info.  Hope you enjoy.  https://www.christianitytoday.com/history/2008/august/real-st-patrick.html

Here’s to hoping you find a bucket full of gold at the end of the rainbow!

SB

Day 1

I will be the first to tell you I’ve been down this road before … and by road I mean, I’ve started a blog. Well, actually I’ve started a couple and just eventually stopped writing. I can honestly say with my past blogs I was indecisive in the story I felt called to tell. Today, I at least know the direction I am heading and so a new journey begins and as the scripture says … God is in me. I will not fail!

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