When we wipe off the lipstick and shake off the sugar…

we realize our lives are extremely complicated.

Will you find a story similar to yours?

Your life is just a dash in time. How will you leave a legacy?

I’ve attended more funerals than I care to remember, each one painful but different. I once attended the service of a homeless man named Roger who was dear to our church. As with most services, the pastor gave those in attendance a chance to say a few words about him. I remember sitting there thinking how awkward this was going to be. I have been to funerals where no one wanted to speak—how could anyone have anything to say about a homeless man?

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The Enemy: 3 Ways he Attacks

I took the plunge and attended my first retreat, voluntarily. Not just any retreat, but a woman’s retreat … is your skin crawling yet? If you have spent more than five minutes with me you would know that I am not a retreat kind of girl, especially not a woman’s... read more

Shawnta’s Story | Prayer: Fight Club

Prayer. Why does it matter? Do you have a “fight club”? I can’t say that I am a fighter. I don’t like violence. I have been in one physical fight. (When you stop laughing, keep reading.) I have a brother name Joey who is four years younger than... read more

Julie’s Story|Learning in the Losing

We lost our businesses, our house, and while this was happening, both of my parents were battling cancer. It was a time I will never forget. You don’t easily forget the nice, elderly man that had to come to your house multiple times to collect past due on the light bill.

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Crazy birth story = Part of my life story

Originally posted on PaulineEditing.com/blog   The journey of life, especially the journey of a disciple, is marked with potholes and patches, demolitions and new construction…all ordained editing marks of a God who loves hardcore. Through that love, and... read more