Today was one of those days that felt crushing. The heaviness of financial burden and health concerns for family members consumed me. One of those days where any little thing, like someone saying hello to you in a comforting voice, would bring embarrassing tears. Today was that kind of day. The certainness of my future, [...]
“If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will save it.” Matthew 16:25 (NLT) “Will you reverse your vasectomy so we can have another baby?” I sobbed. “No way! Are you crazy? We already have three and aren’t going for a [...]
Me: “No way God, I can’t do that”.
God: “Yes, you can Andrea. Use the money you have been setting aside for tithing and buy as many of Roy’s books as you can to hand out at his Celebration of Life.”
Lately, I’ve been feeling stuck. Like I just don’t know what my next move should be. Where am I going with my writing and why am I even doing it. It’s not easy to talk about some of the stuff I have talked about and it makes me feel vulnerable which is the exact opposite [...]
Lying down on my carpet, I stared blankly at a picture of a bike on my wall, willing my kids to go to bed. I had resorted to guarding my kid’s bedroom doors to ensure they didn’t come out. All the help that was doing though because I could still hear them fooling around. And [...]