17 Apr 2011

On Being an Armour-Bearer

I commented a few days ago to a group of strugglers and their spouses that those of us who are spouses are “armour bearers” and affirmed how deeply this journey with our spouses affects us.  Like most of us photo © 2007 Myrrien | more info (via: Wylio)married to strugglers, my friend has noticed how […]

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29 Jan 2009

this means war

Sometimes in today’s world, we don’t talk about spiritual warfare as though it’s real.  We talk about how much God loves us and how Jesus came to fill in the gap for us, but we don’t talk about an Enemy who is more than real, the author of evil, and who has set his will […]

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28 Dec 2008

eowyn: a model for strong women

As a Tolkien-nut (certifiable), I have spent many hours reading, watching, and contemplating the characters that Professor Tolkien wrote in his Lord of the Rings trilogy.  If you pressed me on which character was my favourite, I’d say, “Arwen,” because she is graceful, beautiful, and holds the image of romance for me.  Her story (found […]

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20 Aug 2008


The car accident, as traumatic as it was, has largely left us with an inconvenience in our lives. We didn’t intend to have to buy a new vehicle at this point; we intended to keep our old (now smooshed) car for another 12-18 months and replace it at our leisure. We also didn’t intend to […]

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25 Jul 2008

not as strong as i thought i was

Yesterday found me truly connected to God and the spirit realm. As I was praying for my BIL, God gave me insight to things that I wouldn’t otherwise have known or had insight to. I wrote them out and IM’d them to my husband and he shared them with his brother, although the sharing part […]

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24 Jul 2008

The Fifth Thorn

As I mentioned in a previous post, God showed me that there were “thorns” in my heart that were symbolic of things that were done or said to me that I had neglected to deal with adequately at a previous time. These things had grown in to symbolic thorns that caused me continual pain and […]

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