Step 1: Let God Write the End of the Story

Step 1: Let God Write the End of the Story

Here’s post 2 in the series, “How to be Free of that Other Control Girl“. You can sign up here to have this 6 part series   delivered to your inbox. My friend “Sydney” longs to have a close relationship with her mother-in-law, “June”. Sydney has...
How to Be Free of that *Other* Control Girl

How to Be Free of that *Other* Control Girl

“I need help on how to handle my mother-in-law,” a young woman named Clara confided. “She’s the Control Girl in our family.” I was the guest speaker at Clara’s church, and had just finished talking about the burden of control, and how it devastates relationships....
Why I Speak (Especially at Christmas)

Why I Speak (Especially at Christmas)

Back when my son was about four, we were driving in the car one day listening to a tape of our friend, Chris Brauns, preaching. (Yes, a tape. This was a while ago…) From behind me in his car seat, Cade asked, “Is that Pastor Chris?” I said that yes,...
Simple Gifts in Jesus’ Hands

Simple Gifts in Jesus’ Hands

Here’s one of my recent posts, featured last spring on the True Woman blog–a ministry of Revive Our Hearts.  “You give them something to eat,” Jesus said (Luke 9:13). But the disciples had nothing to give. They were in a desolate place, away from...
Finding Freedom in the Mirror

Finding Freedom in the Mirror

Here is on one of my recent posts, featured last spring on the True Woman blog (a ministry of Revive Our Hearts).  Early on in life, my relationship with food was closely tied to my relationship with the mirror. As a teen, I used to lock the bathroom door and stand on...
Why Control-Craving Hearts Get Angry

Why Control-Craving Hearts Get Angry

Here’s one of my recent posts, featured last May on the True Woman blog–a ministry of Revive Our Hearts.  One day when my kids were preschoolers, we walked into our family room and found that a bat was stuck between our sliding glass door and the screen...
The Father Who Eliminates Shame

The Father Who Eliminates Shame

Here’s one of my recent posts, featured last June on the “True Woman” blog–a ministry of Revive Our Hearts.  It was a rainy Saturday afternoon. I sent my college roommates to the dining hall without me because I wanted the dorm room to myself...

When Your Illusion of Safety Shatters

Here’s one of my recent posts, featured last month on the “True Woman” blog–a ministry of Revive Our hearts.  I was driving home one night with my two littles strapped into their car seats behind me. It was dark and rainy. I saw the orange...

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