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By: Tamara | March 16, 2018

Goodbye, Dear Friend


It was bound to happen. I knew one day I was going to have to say goodbye to my trusted, green friend. My little green Kia. She was already a bit old when I bought her, but I bought her anyway. Like picking out the runt of the litter, I chose her.
I sold my beautiful car I had before her right after my divorce. I was angry, bitter, lost and I wanted a car that separated me from the past. Well, that is what I got in my new little Kia. 
This little car has seen me through years of trials. Struggles, deep snow, thunder and rain so thick I had to pull over to let it subside before I resumed driving. 
I had several trips moving my baggage and boxes of my belongings from one place to another. It went fr...

By: Tamara | March 08, 2018


In the hands of the Potter

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, they are a new creation: the old is gone, the new has come.    2 Corinthians 5;17
Isn't that exciting? I think it is. If you are like me and have made mistakes in any area and looking for a do-over, well, putting your life in Jesus' hands is the best start for change. We are re-created. New. Old junk is gone and we are forgiven!
For me, it was shedding off the old, negative, awful attitudes that hurt so many people in my life. Guilt, shame, self-condemnation I held inside thinking it was over for me. I lost my confidence. I lost most everything. But I tried to hide it. I tried to put on the face of strength. That doesn't work because it comes back to you. Once I truly ...

By: Tamara | January 17, 2018



Prepare for Change



Why would you have to prepare for change? Can't you just jump into it? Well, for some that may be the case. But for others, myself included, it's a process we need to prepare our mind for. What that means is you have to prepare for what you must do and know that once you are ready you can move forward. It is trusting what you cannot see and don't understand. Chances are it won't make sense at the time because it's a faith journey, period. What you are doing is saying yes to change. Trusting where God is leading you, knowing he's doing what he must for your own good.

God meets you where you are. You don't have to be perfect. We will never be perfect so why try. You are who you are, where you are rig...