Navigating the Storm Swell of Emotions

This is week 5 of the Trauma Message series. I want to give you guys a very short devotional this week and I’ll go more into this feelings topic next week. But I want to talk about the anticipation of the feelings, how they are like a storm and how God stills that storm. So…

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Why Blame is a Heart Issue: Part 4 in the Trauma Series

I want to talk to you in this fourth installment of the trauma series about “Why blame is a heart issue.” So let’s just get started. This past weekend we got two of our older kids ready to take their next steps – one back to college for sophomore year and one to her new…

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Breaking the Chains of Trauma Shame: Week #3

So, I want to talk to you this week about one of the roots of trauma that keeps us stuck, and that is shame. This message is called, “Breaking the Chains of Trauma Shame.” The roots of shame are deep and extensive, like toxic tentacles running through an entire root system. We can cover it…

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Why Would We Ever Want to Heal from Our Trauma?: Part 2

(Also if you are interested in the Playlist for this Series, it’s on my Spotify and is called, “Overcoming Trauma Series: ‘Tune in with Meredith’ Playlist” Hey friends! How’s it going?  I’m here to deliver the second installment of a series on trauma. It’s called, “Why Would We Ever want to Heal from Our Trauma?”…

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Why Unaddressed Trauma is an Open Wound in Need of Healing: Part 1

Podcast link: https://open.spotify.com/show/7mZHeGcvCaBkUNKb7Oc27o This is the FIRST OF THE SERIES ON TRAUMA. Why the Open Wound of Trauma Needs to be Healed Hello my friends! I want to talk to you today and over the next few months actually about a pretty heavy topic – and that is Trauma. The Lord has laid this message…

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What to Do In the In-Between Seasons

When we’re in whatever season we’re in – whether it’s a time for planting or weeping or mourning or anything, we’re supposed to just BE in that season.  Be present in the season you are in.

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Gentleness and Why the World Needs it

“With anything in life, we can’t race through pretending the pain didn’t happen – or we’ll never deal with it, and we have to deal with it to GROW through it.” – MTS

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The Hope On the Other Side of #Metoo

Whatever happened to you, however it made you feel emotionally, physically, mentally, even spiritually – you need to know that God is right there. He is close to you and wants to comfort you because you are His child and He knows you are hurting because “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed,” says Psalm 34:18.

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