Becoming Less {}

Becoming less

Feb 16th, 2013 Becoming, Faith

For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.  Galatians 1:10 (ESV)                                                            …

99 Things {}

99 Things

Feb 12th, 2013 Roots

This is me listed in facts – ninety-nine random facts that happen to pop into my head.  I hope you still visit after reading this. I am named after Tanya Tucker – the hottest woman alive (at the time of my birth). I share my middle name with the best coon dog that ever was or ever will roam this side of the Mississippi. I…

Becoming Still {}

Becoming Still

Feb 5th, 2013 Becoming, Faith

Remember in the Bible where God sends the plagues upon Egypt to free his people from bondage and slavery? Remember how he has them roam in the desert long enough for Pharaoh to change his mind about freeing all of his slaves? Remember when they got to the sea, and they looked up and saw the Egyptians coming for them? Then they said to Moses,…

I am TERRIFIED of your children.

Feb 4th, 2013 Insecurities

It is true.  Your children scare the tar out of me (and as a former smoker, I imagine there really is tar in me). Really, it isn’t them – it’s me. I don’t think they like me.  I am not warm.  I am not funny.  I am not cozy. Awkward.  That is me.  I am awkward. I am colossally introverted.  Children, by nature, defile my…

Becoming Bold {}

Becoming Bold

Feb 1st, 2013 Becoming, Faith

  praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints— and for me, that utterance may be given to me, that I may open my mouth boldly to make known the mystery of the gospel,  for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in it I may speak boldly,…