Work/Hobby

The Me Project | Work Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part VII

In October 2021, I read The Me Project: 21 Days to Living the Life You’ve Always Wanted by Kathi Lipp. As the summary on the back of the book states, it “provides fun, creative, and doable daily steps for you to actually live out the dreams God has planted in your heart.” Found in chapter three,… Continue reading The Me Project | Work Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part VII

Relationships

The Me Project | Relationships Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part VI

In October 2021, I read The Me Project: 21 Days to Living the Life You’ve Always Wanted by Kathi Lipp. As the summary on the back of the book states, it “provides fun, creative, and doable daily steps for you to actually live out the dreams God has planted in your heart.” Found in chapter three,… Continue reading The Me Project | Relationships Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part VI

Personal Development

The Me Project | Personal Development/Lifestyle Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part V

In October 2021, I read The Me Project: 21 Days to Living the Life You’ve Always Wanted by Kathi Lipp. As the summary on the back of the book states, it “provides fun, creative, and doable daily steps for you to actually live out the dreams God has planted in your heart.” Found in chapter three,… Continue reading The Me Project | Personal Development/Lifestyle Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part V

Home Management

The Me Project | Home Management Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part IV

In October 2021, I read The Me Project: 21 Days to Living the Life You’ve Always Wanted by Kathi Lipp. As the summary on the back of the book states, it “provides fun, creative, and doable daily steps for you to actually live out the dreams God has planted in your heart.” Found in chapter three,… Continue reading The Me Project | Home Management Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part IV

Health

The Me Project | Health Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part III

In October 2021, I read The Me Project: 21 Days to Living the Life You’ve Always Wanted by Kathi Lipp. As the summary on the back of the book states, it “provides fun, creative, and doable daily steps for you to actually live out the dreams God has planted in your heart.” Found in chapter three,… Continue reading The Me Project | Health Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part III

Finances

The Me Project | Financial Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part II

In October 2021, I read The Me Project: 21 Days to Living the Life You’ve Always Wanted by Kathi Lipp. As the summary on the back of the book states, it “provides fun, creative, and doable daily steps for you to actually live out the dreams God has planted in your heart.” Found in chapter three,… Continue reading The Me Project | Financial Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part II

Faith

The Me Project | Faith Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part I

In October 2021, I read The Me Project: 21 Days to Living the Life You’ve Always Wanted by Kathi Lipp. As the summary on the back of the book states, it “provides fun, creative, and doable daily steps for you to actually live out the dreams God has planted in your heart.” Found in chapter three,… Continue reading The Me Project | Faith Goals | 2022 Comprehensive Review, Part I

Relationships

The Me Project | Goal #42: Raise Children to be Responsible, Godly Adults who Love the Lord + My Intentional Parenting Plan

Friday 8 April 2022 When my oldest daughter told me that she no longer believed in God a little over a week ago, I decided that it was time to seriously become an intentional parent and start goal #42, "raise my children to be responsible, godly adults who love the Lord." Isla had been having… Continue reading The Me Project | Goal #42: Raise Children to be Responsible, Godly Adults who Love the Lord + My Intentional Parenting Plan

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Temporary Respite

I had been begging the Lord for respite from my husband's emotionally destructive behaviors, even if it was only temporary. He finally granted it to me, beginning five or six days ago! Ashton completely laxed on his "attacks" during those several days, and the respite was pleasant while it lasted. Ashton and I fared beautifully… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Temporary Respite

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Telephone

Ashton always complains when I don't call him first. Usually, I ignore him, but I couldn't this time; I just had to defend myself... and I severely regretted it. Conversation Timeline Table 11:11 AMAshton called me during his lunch break.  “Why didn’t you call me?” he immediately asked, irritated."Why do you feel the need to… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Telephone

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Accusations & Coercion

Today, Ashton... accused me of never cleaning the toilets since we moved into our first house a couple of months ago. When I explained to him that I had cleaned all three toilets at least twice since we moved in, he continued to accuse me of and berate me for not cleaning them. accused me… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Accusations & Coercion

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Alone & Trapped

Alone This afternoon, Ashton asked me to "help" him mop the floor (i.e. take over mopping so that he could dawdle on his phone), but I was already overwhelmed with other chores. He was definitely in one of his moods. "Would you get it, please?" I asked my husband, who was already mopping the floor.… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Alone & Trapped

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Here We Go Again

Last night, Ashton and I were watching Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. Something they said compelled him to mention something that I did over three years ago, in late November/early December 2018, when I started working at Gulfstream. Since it was a while ago, I don't remember many details, so I will explain the gist of… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Here We Go Again

Personal Development

The Me Project | Behind the Scenes: Job & Moving Chaos

Monday 20 December 2021 I’m supposed to get off of work at 10:30 PM, but my manager has kept us working as late as almost-midnight.  We’re behind on stocking inventory because of how busy we’ve been due to the holiday season. She was trying to catch up with that while Brenda and I worked on… Continue reading The Me Project | Behind the Scenes: Job & Moving Chaos

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Woes of Parosmia

Shortly after Ashton contracted COVID-19 several months ago (in September 2021) and lost his sense of smell and taste, he acquired parosmia.  It's a frustrating struggle for him because almost everything smells and tastes like garbage to him now, especially anything with onion. That's unfortunate, but all he does now is complain about it. Almost… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Woes of Parosmia

Relationships

The Me Project | Goal #44: Take The Love Dare Challenge

Sunday 17 October 2021 The Love Dare is a book written by brothers Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick and is a 40-day challenge for husbands and wives to understand and practice unconditional love.  I originally purchased The Love Dare during our first year of marriage.  I’ve read it four times since then, but I have… Continue reading The Me Project | Goal #44: Take The Love Dare Challenge

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Exasperation

Thursday 16 December 2021 I had my monthly one-hour counseling session on Tuesday 14th December starting at Noon, and my counselor and I talked about the altercation Ashton and I had three days ago on Monday evening in regards to my new job.   I wasn’t originally going to journal about it, but my counselor… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Exasperation

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Sneakers & Cologne

Earlier this evening, Ashton (my husband) was trying to coerce me into dropping off his packaged-to-ship sneakers that he had sold through Stock-X at the post office, but I kept refusing. I'm not comfortable driving in the evening with so much traffic, and I don't want to participate in his hobby because he incessantly goads… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Sneakers & Cologne

Personal Development

The Me Project | My 50 Goals to Complete in 50 Years

I am currently reading The Me Project: 21 Days to Living the Life You've Always Wanted by Kathi Lipp. As the summary on the back of the book states, it "provides fun, creative, and doable daily steps for you to actually live out the dreams God has planted in your heart." Found in chapter three,… Continue reading The Me Project | My 50 Goals to Complete in 50 Years

Faith

Season of Strange Happenings

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Ephesians 6:12, NIV I've been listening to The Confessionals podcast - which is about strange encounters and experiences with alien abductions, conspiracies, cryptids, paranormal… Continue reading Season of Strange Happenings

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | False Pretenses

Yesterday, I mistakenly told Ashton that I wanted to separate from him. It was premature; in the end, I reneged. Ashton demanded that I explain myself. But for him, there is never going to be a legitimate explanation as to why I want to separate from him, so he will never understand nor accept any… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | False Pretenses

Work/Hobby

AMS Creations | My Goals as an Instagram, WordPress, and YouTube Content Creator

I’ve officially declared myself a Content Creator! My business, AMS Creations, consists of four accounts through three different platforms: Amber’s Way, the WordPress blog Amber’s Way, the YouTube channel AmboKix, the YouTube channel ambokix, the Instagram account. I have different goals for each account: Amber’s Way, the YouTube channel: Home management (i.e. cleaning, decluttering, decorating,… Continue reading AMS Creations | My Goals as an Instagram, WordPress, and YouTube Content Creator

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | It Got Ugly

After my shower last night, Ashton questioned me about a YouTube comment… repeatedly. I explained to him that I had heard that the algorithm likes the interactions. As usual, he didn’t like my response, so he kept prodding me. He is so insecure and afraid that I’m committing an impropriety when I respond to random,… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | It Got Ugly

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Learning to Let Go

I've been reading Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender by Richard Dawkins, which was suggested to me by my counselor. So far, a lot of it is bizarre, confusing New Age spiritualism. But, a few concepts have stood out to me that I can apply to my marriage: I bought into the negativity and have… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Learning to Let Go

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Unfaithful?

I have a feeling that Ashton might be cheating on me. I've had this feeling, not often, but several times before throughout our marriage. I don't have any tangible evidence, and he's probably not being unfaithful, but something doesn't feel right. A couple of days ago, on Friday morning, Ashton asked me if I was… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Unfaithful?

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Another Broken Compromise

Recently, my husband and I made a compromise. He would no longer goad me into getting a job until after I failed monetizing my YouTube channel by the end of this year, if I failed (which I probably will). I should've known better. Today, a job opportunity at my husband's company presented itself, and he… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Another Broken Compromise

Personal Development

My 30th Birthday! | Day Trip to Savannah | River Street

I turned 30 today! Instead of gifts this year, I wanted an experience. So, while our children were at school, my husband took me to Savannah to explore River Street. We’ve lived close to Savannah for almost five years now, but we’ve only been to Forsyth Park once in 2018, and I went on a… Continue reading My 30th Birthday! | Day Trip to Savannah | River Street

Relationships

My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Marriage Counseling Notes & Journal | August – December 2020

August 2020 Reason for Marriage Counseling: I was on the verge of (another) separation due to Ashton's ongoing emotionally destructive behavior. On July 17th, an ordinary day, I realized a few things about our relationship and accepted them: I've had enough of his emotionally destructive behavior, and enough is enough. I've given him a decade… Continue reading My Emotionally Destructive Marriage | Marriage Counseling Notes & Journal | August – December 2020

Home Management

How to Effectively Manage Your Home | Four Simple Tips

Are you overwhelmed with all of the chaos caused by a messy, disorganized home?  Are you tired of being late for work, appointments, etc. because you can’t find your keys or anything else amidst the piles of dirty laundry, paper, toys, and other clutter?  Here are four simple tips to effectively manage your home so… Continue reading How to Effectively Manage Your Home | Four Simple Tips

Relationships

Discovering Hope in an Emotionally Destructive Marriage | To Leave, or Not To Leave?

A couple of months ago, I mentioned in my post Discovering Hope in an Emotionally Destructive Marriage | I Rededicated My Life to Jesus! that I was so desperate that I was willing to risk the comfort and security of the known to brave the healing and hope of the unknown. Though rededicating my life… Continue reading Discovering Hope in an Emotionally Destructive Marriage | To Leave, or Not To Leave?

Relationships

Romantic, Simple 10th Wedding Anniversary Celebration At Home!

Ten years ago yesterday, June 16th, my husband and I were wed at our local Courthouse by the Justice of the Peace.  I was 19; he was 26.  I don’t remember much – just that I wore my American Eagle Outfitters pomegranate sleeveless dress that I already owned (it was my 18th birthday party dress),… Continue reading Romantic, Simple 10th Wedding Anniversary Celebration At Home!

Home Management

Pursuing Minimalism | Getting Rid of Children’s Clutter

I have no difficulty purging my children's stuff.  As an older child and teenager, my room was the most tidy room in the house.  Tidying, including decluttering, has always been an outlet for me – the cleanliness of my room was one of the things that I could control as I dealt with a traumatic… Continue reading Pursuing Minimalism | Getting Rid of Children’s Clutter

Home Management

My Monthly Zone Cleaning Schedule | Flylady Inspired

Zone cleaning was popularized by Marla Cilley, who is more commonly known as the Flylady. It's a method of cleaning where you separate your home into five different zones.  You declutter and thoroughly clean one zone for 15 minutes a day for one week.  It’s a highly adaptable method, and I’ve easily tailored it to… Continue reading My Monthly Zone Cleaning Schedule | Flylady Inspired

Faith, Relationships

Discovering Hope in an Emotionally Destructive Marriage | I Rededicated my Life to Jesus!

We need to get to a point in our lives where we admit we need help.  Are you at this point?  So desperate that you’re willing to risk the comfort and security of the known to brave the healing and hope of the unknown? I am.  Just over a decade ago, I chose a lustful,… Continue reading Discovering Hope in an Emotionally Destructive Marriage | I Rededicated my Life to Jesus!

Personal Development

I was Laid Off! Thank you, COVID-19! | My Goals

I’m elated!  I was laid off today due to the coronavirus pandemic!  I was miserable working as an aircraft mechanic (mainly because of the work schedule with 10-hour shifts and childcare issues; the job itself was fine), and I was planning on quitting eventually, anyway.  I’ve been praying that God would make a way for… Continue reading I was Laid Off! Thank you, COVID-19! | My Goals

Home Management

Pursuing Minimalism | The Vision I Have for Our Home

Ah, the pineapple, a sign of hospitality for hundreds of years.  This fruit’s symbolism encompasses the vision that I have for our home.  I want our home to be a clean, organized, and clutter-free environment that contributes to an atmosphere of love and joy, where we can live together in harmony, laugh together in happiness,… Continue reading Pursuing Minimalism | The Vision I Have for Our Home

Finances

Our Money Makeover Challenge | Part 3 | Our Baby Step 3 Emergency Fund is Complete!

We saved a total of $10,500 toward our emergency fund (three months of living expenses) in about seven months! We’ve been following Dave Ramsey’s Seven Baby Steps to Financial Peace for the past almost-three years.  Baby step one is to save a starter emergency fund of $1,000, which we officially completed last spring.  Baby step… Continue reading Our Money Makeover Challenge | Part 3 | Our Baby Step 3 Emergency Fund is Complete!

Home Management

Pursuing Minimalism | Five-Week Room-by-Room Purge

For the past several weeks, I have been decluttering our apartment.  Five weeks ago, I decided that I had enough of acquiring and managing possessions that rob me of my limited resources (money, time, and energy) that could instead be directed toward the important things in my life instead.  So, I decided to officially start… Continue reading Pursuing Minimalism | Five-Week Room-by-Room Purge

Home Management

Pursuing Minimalism | My Control Journal Reboot: Routines & Goals

Since I started pursuing minimalism as a lifestyle recently, I decided it was time for another review of the contents of my Control Journal (Flylady’s term for a home management binder). I wanted to eliminate or rearrange what wasn’t working for me and to incorporate more of my goals into my routines.  Basically, I needed… Continue reading Pursuing Minimalism | My Control Journal Reboot: Routines & Goals

Home Management

Farewell, Project: Home; Hello, Minimalism!

I’ve decided to conclude Project: Home, which is my room-by-room apartment transformation series, in pursuit of minimalism as a lifestyle.  I came to this conclusion recently after spending almost $400 at Cost Plus World Market in one day for our kitchen makeover for Project: Home.  It was then that I realized that I spend too… Continue reading Farewell, Project: Home; Hello, Minimalism!

Personal Development

I Want to be a Stay-at-Home Mom Again! | My Plan

I’ve been an aircraft mechanic for about 15 months, and I am absolutely miserable (because of the work schedule with 10-hour shifts and childcare issues; the job itself is fine).  After eight years of being a content homemaker, I only allowed myself to be “coerced” into the workforce because we’re following Dave Ramsey’s Seven Baby… Continue reading I Want to be a Stay-at-Home Mom Again! | My Plan

Home Management

Project: Home | Part 5 | Second Bathroom Organization & Decor

I had already started the second bathroom (a.k.a. the kids’ bathroom) back in October 2019 during my zone three (bathrooms) cleaning routine.  I had ordered a few items from Big Lots for the master bathroom makeover around that time and decided not to use all of them, so I re-purposed them in the second bathroom. … Continue reading Project: Home | Part 5 | Second Bathroom Organization & Decor

Home Management

Project: Home | Part 4 | Master Bathroom Organization & Decor

Now the master bathroom transformation is complete!  I started in October and finished it today.  Of course, at the last minute, I decided that I wanted a new bath rug (the one in the same collection as my new shower curtain, soap dispenser, and trash can) and new plants after I had already started the… Continue reading Project: Home | Part 4 | Master Bathroom Organization & Decor

Personal Development, Work/Hobby

I Permanently Deleted my YouTube Channel!

I deleted my YouTube channel a few days ago on Saturday 7 December 2019.  In case you’re thinking about deleting your own or are wondering why someone would do such a thing, I thought I would share the reasons why I deleted mine. After returning to YouTube in October from a year-long hiatus, I have… Continue reading I Permanently Deleted my YouTube Channel!

Home Management

Monday – Thursday Morning Routine | Working Mother of Three

It’s been almost a year since I started my job as an aircraft mechanic!  I was a homemaker for eight years beforehand, and I had to drastically simplify my daily routines (cleaning, etc.) to accommodate my new schedule.  I work 10-hour shifts Monday – Thursday, 5:15 AM – 3:45 PM; I’m typically off Friday –… Continue reading Monday – Thursday Morning Routine | Working Mother of Three

Work/Hobby

What Happened to My YouTube Channel? | Responding to Your Comments & Questions

Over the past several months, I’ve received several comments and questions through my blog contact page in regards to my YouTube channel, and I’d like to address them here. Here’s the most recent comment: 29th September 2019 Hey, Amber! I was one of your viewers on YouTube that really got motivated by your videos to… Continue reading What Happened to My YouTube Channel? | Responding to Your Comments & Questions

Finances

Our Money Makeover Challenge | Part 2 | We’re Debt Free!

Our journey as a one-then-two income family of five to debt freedom and financial peace started almost two years ago.  We had just relocated to a new area about a year prior (November 2016) for Ashton’s new job as an aircraft mechanic.  The new job paid less by about $2 per hour, and the cost… Continue reading Our Money Makeover Challenge | Part 2 | We’re Debt Free!

Home Management

Project: Home | Part 2 | Dining Room/Home Office Transformation

The first space for Project: Home, our dining room and home office, is complete!  Before My oldest daughter had been asking for her own room since before her birthday this past November. So, I finally moved the home office into the dining room in January to accommodate her, after only experiencing the swapped rooms for… Continue reading Project: Home | Part 2 | Dining Room/Home Office Transformation

Home Management

Week in a Wink | How I Structure My Week as a Working Mother of Three

It’s been just over three months since I started my new job as an aircraft mechanic!  I was a homemaker for eight years beforehand, and I have had to drastically simplify my daily routines (cleaning, etc.) to accommodate my new schedule.  I work 10-hour shifts Monday through Thursday, 5:15 AM – 3:45 PM; I’m off… Continue reading Week in a Wink | How I Structure My Week as a Working Mother of Three

Home Management

To Move or Not to Move? | Project: Home Introduction

Moving? I’ve mentioned that I want to move when our lease expires in May before.  Personally, I still do, mainly because of the lack of storage space in our apartment. However, upon a recent analysis, I now realize that it would not be a viable option when we’re still about $9,000 in debt, and we… Continue reading To Move or Not to Move? | Project: Home Introduction

Work/Hobby

Transition Back to Work After 8 Years of Being a Homemaker!

I’ve been a stay-at-home mother for the past eight years, since I was 19-years-old (basically my entire adult life so far). That’s about to drastically change, because tomorrow is the first day (orientation) of my new job! I had applied for this particular position on September 28th (for the second time this year; the first… Continue reading Transition Back to Work After 8 Years of Being a Homemaker!

Relationships

I’ve Been a Selfish Best Friend

Lately, almost every time I talk to my best friend, Amberlynn, I feel emotionally and physically “drained.”  Last night was no different.  After we ended our conversation and I had a moment to reflect, I finally realized why.  It’s not because I’m becoming an extreme introvert like I originally thought.  (I am only slightly more… Continue reading I’ve Been a Selfish Best Friend

Personal Development, Work/Hobby

I Quit YouTube?! | How I Determined Whether to Stay or Quit

About two weeks ago (September 13th or 14th), I decided to quit YouTube (as a career option, not a hobby).  I awoke from a nap and distinctly thought, “I should quit YouTube.”  It was a defined moment of clarity, as absolute as night and day. When I officially started my channel almost four years ago… Continue reading I Quit YouTube?! | How I Determined Whether to Stay or Quit

Personal Development

The Story of My Life | Chapter 5 | Young Adulthood: My 19th – 24th Years

2010: Nineteen Ashton wouldn’t even let me spend time with Clay and Amara without him or without a protest; he isolated me from them.  In mid-January, Amara wanted to take me to Valdosta with her to help with Marina when Clay had to be in South Carolina for a trial.  As soon as I read… Continue reading The Story of My Life | Chapter 5 | Young Adulthood: My 19th – 24th Years

Home Management

My Updated Daily Cleaning Routines as an Entrepreneur/Homemaker | Flylady Inspired

My cleaning routines have been inspired by Flylady‘s system of home management for almost four years now.  When I officially started working from home about three months ago, I no longer had time to have separate morning, afternoon, and evening cleaning routines. So I decreased, condensed, and simplified my daily cleaning routines for efficiency’s sake. … Continue reading My Updated Daily Cleaning Routines as an Entrepreneur/Homemaker | Flylady Inspired

Work/Hobby

Another Break from YouTube | Malware Attack & Sinusitis

A few weeks ago,  I was thinking about whether or not to take another break from YouTube, during the summer.  (I had already taken a two-week break in April to focus on an employment search.)  I was ambivalent at first, but then a couple of unfortunate events occurred that forced my hand. Malware Attack The… Continue reading Another Break from YouTube | Malware Attack & Sinusitis

Work/Hobby

One Month Work-from-Home Evaluation | Rev, YouTube, & WordPress

A few months ago (in February), I realized that I definitely wanted/needed a job, to contribute an income.  I’ve been an unemployed homemaker since 2010.  That was acceptable until recently, when a series of events led me to conclude that it was time for me to be more independent and find a job.  I talked… Continue reading One Month Work-from-Home Evaluation | Rev, YouTube, & WordPress

Work/Hobby

YouTube Demonetization & Channel Changes

On January 17th, I received an e-mail from YouTube.  It stated that my channel is no longer eligible for monetization because it doesn’t meet their new threshold of 4,000 hours of watch-time within the past 12 months AND 1,000 subscribers.  As a result, my channel will lose access to all monetization tools and features associated… Continue reading YouTube Demonetization & Channel Changes

Personal Development

The Story of My Life | Chapter 4 | My Eighteenth Year

Completed on Monday 3 July 2017 My 18th year was bittersweet.  After I was expelled from the Sanderson household  just a few days after I turned 18 for back-talking Grace, I stayed with one of my best friends for a couple of weeks.  In late January, I flew to Georgia to live with Clay and… Continue reading The Story of My Life | Chapter 4 | My Eighteenth Year

Finances

Our Money Makeover Challenge | Part 1 | Introduction and Plan

Introduction We started Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover challenge! We’ve “attempted” Mr. Ramsey’s financial plan before, but it’s been a struggle.  We’ve especially had issues with a) compromise, especially in regards to our views about debt; b) $0-based budgeting, where you budget every dollar you earn every month; and c) the first baby step, which… Continue reading Our Money Makeover Challenge | Part 1 | Introduction and Plan

Personal Development

The Story of My Life | Chapter 3 | Thorns: His Grace is Sufficient

And lest I should be exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure.  Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me. And He said… Continue reading The Story of My Life | Chapter 3 | Thorns: His Grace is Sufficient

Personal Development

The Story of My Life | Chapter 2 | Humpty Dumpty: A Family Irrevocably Shattered

Over the next few years that followed the abuse, I was taken from Mama’s home twice, never to be returned to her permanently.  No one who tried to help our family stay together could put the broken pieces back again.  Mama was too mentally unstable and could not cope with the stress of parenting.  She… Continue reading The Story of My Life | Chapter 2 | Humpty Dumpty: A Family Irrevocably Shattered