Testimonies | Share Your Story

Testimonies | Share Your Story

As I think about testimonies, I think of my many journals and Bibles with my notes and experiences with God recorded like a documentary of my life in handwritten prose. “A journal should not just be about the routine of my life but it should rather be a ...

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Grief | Amy’s Song & Days of Remebrance

Grief | Amy’s Song & Days of Remebrance

On March 11, 2015 I marked the 27th remembrance of the day my first child – Justin Brant Newsom, the fair haired boy of my youth – entered my world. That little baby came into my life a squawking mess of pink flesh and a bundle of energy that often...

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Relationships | Betrayal

Relationships | Betrayal

“One should rather die than be betrayed. There is no deceit in death. It delivers precisely what it has promised. Betrayal, though … betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope.” – Steve Deitz Betrayal hurts. No two ways about it. If you are livi...

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Freedom | Thankful In All Circumstances

Freedom | Thankful In All Circumstances

This Thanksgiving morning as the turkey continues to soak up its own juices, the macaroni begins to boil, the gravy is simmering on low heat, and the rolls are tucked away in a nest of dishtowels to stay warm I am drawn to thoughts of what brings freedom, peac...

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"Do You Miss Him?"

“Do you miss him?” These are the words I heard as I prayed after posting on Facebook this morning. “Do you miss him?” I knew God was talking to me about Justin. “Yes, Lord, I do. Of course I miss him. His smile, his laughter&#8230...

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A New Heart

How many of you are thinking right this minute that your heart will never be whole again? . Are you thinking that your scars are too large or numerous for you to ever have a day without that distant aching reminder of all that pain? Have you wondered if your l...

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Our Healer

This Post was originally posted on my PERSONAL BLOG on April 2, 2008. It is a part of the study of the names of God I’ve been doing there this year. There is a lot of information here, but hang on to the end – it is so worth it. Blessings, Michelle...

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Rediscovering…

Everybody falls into routines and gets in a rut every now and again… Right? We begin to take things for granted, forget to prioritize and before we know it the whole world is spinning around a Dayplanner, a TV Guide and our kids schedules. Add church and...

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