Lessons from the Ugly Brown Couch

This past week, there has been great discussion amongst my friends about what I refer to as the “ugly brown couch.”  Really, it is ugly.  I’m not sure that it has ever really “seen better days,” but Racer says that it has.  This is my understanding of the story of our couch. The couch was pulledContinue reading “Lessons from the Ugly Brown Couch”

November Thankfulness

November is a time when so many people really think about being thankful.  Thankful for what they have, thankful for family, thankful for friends, thankful for health.  I’ve heard of families who put up a “thankful tree” each year where everyday, the family members decorate a leaf with what they are thankful for and byContinue reading “November Thankfulness”

Racing Widow and Step 4

My name is Kris, I am a believer in Jesus Christ and I am a Racing Widow.  Let me explain. As a part of my personal spiritual growth, and in order to better understand how to minister to children of people with addictions, I am working through Celebrate Recovery.  It’s a 12-step ministry focused onContinue reading “Racing Widow and Step 4”

My prayer for Jon and Kate

I, along with a friend, have felt called to pray for Jon and Kate Gosselin.  You may know them from the TLC reality show Jon and Kate Plus 8.  There has been a firestorm surrounding them lately.  Their marriage is in trouble.  I have been there.  I understand the feelings.  I understand the hurt andContinue reading “My prayer for Jon and Kate”