What I Wish My Younger Self Knew About Intimacy

“Our lack of intimacy with God causes a void that we try to fill with the frailest of substitutes.” ~Francis Chan The other day my daughter asked me if I remembered my first kiss. I felt embarrassed and sad, as I told her I did not. She then asked me, “was it not important to […]

The Lord’s Butterfly

“Christianity is about learning to love like Jesus loved and Jesus loved the poor and Jesus loved the broken.”~ Rich Mullins When I was a new Christian, I heard a song by Hillsong United called “Hosanna.” There was one verse that went right to my soul. I felt compassion, and even wept, when I heard […]

Confessions Of A Weary Shopaholic

“Nothing teaches us about the preciousness of the Creator as much as when we learn the emptiness of everything else.” ~ Charles Spurgeon Hi my name is Tweeny and I am a shopaholic. Yes, it’s true. I have had it under control for many years, but recently I noticed that I’ve been on a shopping […]

Waiting On A Miracle

If you were guaranteed one miracle right now, what would it be? I don’t often think about miracles. I’m just not wired that way. In fact, to be completely honest with you, I tend to be a pessimist and go to the worse case scenario first. To get me to think positively takes a lot […]

How To Let Go Of A Season You Have Loved

“If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.” Unknown No one likes change. We feel comfortable in the familiarity of our daily routine. A new season brings with it an array of transition and emotions. If you are preparing for a shift in your life, you may feel melancholic and anxious. Changes, even good changes, […]

Broken, Beautiful And Bold

  “Broken is what people are. Beautiful is what God makes them.” ~ Lysa Terkeurst Most of my life I have felt “broken.” What this means is that I faced circumstances that were beyond my control, and I knew I could not handle them in my own strength. In those times, I have been acutely aware […]

Embracing The Love Story God Has Written For You

“Never have I experienced such beauty and romance as when God was at the center of my love life.” ~ Leslie Ludy God is the author of our lives and He has written a love story for each one of us. He works the details of it through us and our time here on earth. […]

Understanding Your Anger Towards God

“Suffering is part of the human condition, and it comes to us all. The key is how we react to it, either turning away from God in anger and bitterness or growing closer to Him in trust and confidence.” ~ Billy Graham In the past, whenever I heard someone say that they had anger towards God, […]

What’s Your Word For 2017?

  It’s a new year and a time of new beginnings. Many have made new years resolutions-things they want to change in their life. Although making a new year’s resolution is a really good idea, I gave up on making them a long time ago. I got tired of feeling guilt and shame because I […]

Lessons I’m Taking Into The New Year

“There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” ~ C.S.Lewis This past year was one of the hardest years of my life. There was loss and sadness I feel ready to leave behind. But there’s also a few lessons I learned that I’m taking into the New Year. It began when our […]