Join the chorus: Stitching up the seams

The wonderful woman in charge of the blog, Stitching up the Seams, has agreed to let me link to her story. Her story of sexual abuse has given me courage and let me know that I'm not alone. So, please hear what she has to say, and then take a look at the rest of her blog to learn more about her journey to healing. Her commitment to positivity is inspiring! Part 1 of her story is found here: Sculpture Part 2 is found here: O God, the aftermath If you have a story to share, let me know at … [Read more...]

Why do you know your limitations?

"I can't do that," a friend of mine said to me recently. "I know my limitations." I've heard that phrase many times. "I know my limitations." But my question to anyone who has uttered those four words is this: why do you know your limitations? Do you know your limitations because you put them there? Did you hand pick the bricks to build up the walls you've put around your life? Or, do you know your limitations because you've been to them? Because you've tested them and pushed them? Do you … [Read more...]

“I shall seize Fate by the throat…”

Ludwig van Beethoven wrote the 9th Symphony while he was completely deaf. Read that sentence again. No, I know you already knew that. I don't care. Read it again. Let it sink in. Now, go ahead and listen to it. Especially pay attention to 2:50 and beyond, because that's where God personally comes down from heaven and sings through the choir. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2lVQlBlDtU&feature=related Now, read that first sentence one last time. "Ludwig van Beethoven wrote the 9th Symphony … [Read more...]