Six-and-a-half years ago my dad unexpectedly died. A month before he passed my parents had just celebrated their milestone 30th wedding anniversary. To celebrate, they planned to take a trip to Hawaii, but… Well obviously, that didn’t happen. Last week my mom turned 60-years-old. So, in true Winder Sister form and fashion, Bridget and I decided… Continue reading A Promise is A Promise
After I lost my dad, one of my biggest challenges was the reality that I felt like there wasn't anyone there to take care of "me" anymore. For 25 years he was ALWAYS there... In my corner... Watching out for me... Protecting me from potential harm. So it was challenging to say the least to… Continue reading Reliability
"You need to stay focused on Me. That is your superpower. I AM your superpower." And this superpower isn't anything I'm aiming to keep a secret... My ability to remain focused on God, His goodness and His kingdom is the most vital thing I can continue to do right now. Why? Well because the kingdom… Continue reading That is Your Superpower
When I write, I try to give the most accurate view of what's happening in my heart in that given moment. I mean... That is the goal of this blog. To stay as vulnerable as possible with the ups and downs of my life as I follow Father God, Jesus and Holy Spirit's lead. So… Continue reading Are You Ready for It?
If truth called, would you answer? Could you tell her what's happening inside of you right now? Could you explain to her what you believe in, who you believe in and why you believe? Would you be able to examine your life and explain who/what placed these beliefs in your mind and why? And what… Continue reading If Truth Called, Would You Answer?
As many of you know, I always try to be as transparent as I can when I share anything. However, there's one topic in my life I don't share about too often because the war with it has been long and intense at times. You see I've been wagging war with money for a while… Continue reading Money or God?
Five years ago today I watched my dad take his last breath. All in one moment the reality of death made his appearance in my life. You see it was evidently clear that I was starring at my dad, but then at the same time I wasn't. Every part of him (the smile, the jokes,… Continue reading Year Five
Unfortunately, it's been quite a challenge to accept God's love lately. I've just been so caught up in pain, anger, bitterness and sorrow. And, for a brief moment, I almost let them talk me into hardening my heart. You see... I could feel this wave of emotion and constant thought trying to push their way… Continue reading Jaded Heart?
I'm not one to wallow and get down about life and what I've lost, but lately I've found myself missing my dad more than I can explain. It's sometimes unsettling the way he's constantly on my mind, and then I'm forced to think about my reality. My mind begins to remind me that death happened,… Continue reading Thanks Death
Can I tell you the truth? I’ve been purchasing a lie with my free will for most of my life. What’s the lie? Well I’ve been led to believe I can’t be whole and complete without a relationship... And if you really know me then you’ll understand that I’ve wanted to find someone, be married… Continue reading Death of a Lie