hope

Is God Really Good?

God is good…or is He? Is it safe to even ask such a question? Many of us who have grown up in the church pretty much have been taught our whole lives on the goodness of God. For those of us who go way back, we can probably even sing songs about how good God…

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No Fear

Hello out there! To try something new, I’ve decided to have some lovely ladies write guest blog posts for The Bounce Back Woman. There are so many different perspectives out there, and so much to learn that I thought it would be a cool way to share other women’s struggles and their particular journeys, too.…

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Bumpy Ride

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” –Corrie Ten Boom I am totally starving to death! I’m so hungry, I could literally eat anything….and I mean anything. I have spent the entire day drinking only clear liquids, and having the occasional banana popsicle and half of a bowl of orange…

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Second Chances

“Miracles were just second chances if you really thought about it–second chances when all hope was lost.” – Kaya McLaren How I Came to Sparkle Again Oh my gosh! I just went out on a date, and I had a really really good time! I lay in my bed and I think I should be…

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Shout it

“It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” –Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl Oh no. Not again. I’m on the…

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Never Alone

“The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.”  – Mother Teresa Humans are made to live in community. We just are. Some crave that community more than others. I enjoy small groups of people, but I can tend to get overwhelmed easily with too many conversations. So, at a party, I…

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Lesser Life

“Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” – Shel Silverstein Have you ever felt like the world keeps trying to put us in little categories according to our…

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