The Time Comparison Almost Destroyed My Life


Today I am honored to be guest posting over at Laura Rath’s place, sharing my heart as part of her comparison series. Comparison is something that I am all too familiar with. I’m still not quite free of it yet, but I am farther along than I was.  In my post, I share about a time that comparison nearly destroyed my life.  Here is a small glimpse:

It was an innocent attraction.  I was in a very low point of my life and although I carried myself as one who was secure and loved on the outside, I was empty, lonely and dissatisfied with my life on the inside.  All of the comparing

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Surviving Unemployment: {Guest Post}

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Hello friends.  If you’ve been around here for any length of time, you will know that I’ve walked alongside my husband through unemployment off and on over the last four years. We are still walking this journey and I’ve learned a lot of things, a few of which I’ve shared over at Rosann’s place, Unemployed Faith.  Here’s a little teaser:

I am the wife of a man who has been unemployed more often than not over the last 4 years. I wish I could say it hasn’t changed me. But it has. I wish I could say that I’ve always

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Guest Posting at (in)courage Today!

I am excited, humbled and honored to be sharing at (in)courage today!  Through following the blogs of women like Bonnie, Ann and Jennifer (just to name a few), I stumbled upon a community of faith-filled, joy-filled and inspiring women.  I found out how quickly my heart connected, as their words resonated and breathed life into my spirit.  I come here daily to this site, to drink deeply and to be encouraged to be who God created me to be.

Today I am sharing about reaching for God’s fullness.  Here is a little teaser:

In our fast-paced world, we are always reaching for

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Holding On To Hope {Grace Cafe}

I am honored to be guest posting today over at the Grace Cafe.  Here’s a little bit of what you can expect:

A couple of years ago, my family went through a season of intense financial hardship, some of which we are still recovering from today.  My husband, who is in the construction field, was laid off.  We were already a little financially strained, but with the layoff we fell further behind and could not keep up with our mortgage.  To make a long story short, we had to sell our home in order to avoid foreclosure.  I remember praying and holding on to the hope that

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