Just My Thoughts

Thoughts of a rambling teen mom!

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    Hidden Treasure: Unlocking Your Full Potential in Christ

    Birthdays have always been a BIG deal in our home. All 3 of my kids were born between July 11 – August 2 (over the course of 5 years). Needless to say July was a BUSY month of planning for this mama. They are mostly grown now, two teens and a 20 year old – I’m still wishing time would slow down but it doesn’t oblige. They were always so excited for their friends and family to start pulling into the driveway to celebrate their big day! And with each car that pulled into the driveway – a new toy came with it. My middle boy would exclaim wildly with…

  • Looking for Peace? I Have the Answer

    I sat down this morning to check off the first thing on my “to do list” – my God & I time. As I cracked open the book of choice for this year to get my thought for the morning – WOW – it’s almost like He knew exactly what I needed at exactly that moment.  You see, yesterday as we ate lunch my DH looked at me and said, “I’m worried about you.” That’s all it took to send me spiraling downward; self-doubt, rage, questions that have no answers, self-pity, and many more emotions followed. The truth is, I’m worried about me too. I’ve been stuck in a rut.…

  • Christ is sufficient

    Christ is Sufficient – But There are Conditions

    II Corinthians 12:9 says, “And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” Paul wrote this referring to his “thorn in the flesh”. He doesn’t tell us what his “thorn” is and I am so glad. We all have a “thorn” and the moral of this verse isn’t about how to escape the discomfort of the thorn, although Paul does make that request. The moral is that Christ is sufficient. What Does it Mean to Be Sufficient According to the 1828…