All posts by tammy

running in a new way

A few years ago, my Pastor’s son, a Pastor himself, Matthew Barnett, participated in a World Marathon where you had to run 7 races in 7 days across 7 continents – yeah, it was that hard!  He was doing this to raise money for his wonderful organization in Los Angeles called the Dream Center.  We… Read More

mercy in the messes

“There’s a season for everything and a time for every matter under the heavens…., a time for mourning and a time for dancing.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1 & 4 CEB   As a wannabe writer, one of the worst things I can do is abandon my social media. Social media is an incredibly important tool for… Read More

i’m not a before or after

We’ve all seen them. Those fabulous “before” and “after” shots on Instagram or Facebook that share someone’s weight loss results, or fitness journey, or hair color change, or makeover look. We see an okay “before”.  And an amazing “after”. The “before” picture looks kinda sad.  The “after” picture looks wonderful. We look at these dramatic… Read More

choosing faith over security

“Where does your security lie? Is God your refuge, your hiding place, your stronghold, your shepherd, your counselor, your friend, your redeemer, your saviour, your guide? If He is, you don’t need to search any further for security.” ― Elisabeth Elliot I kinda feel like I have been on a search for security my whole adult life. … Read More