Author Archives: Rhonda

About Rhonda

Let me introduce myself to you who may not know who I am...I am an artist, writer, blogger, born again follower of Jesus Christ (I pursue Him on an ongoing basis with passion), I am a recovering codependent, survivor of childhood and adulthood domestic violence, an empty nester who still has a LOT of life to live and a LOT more places to go before I stop, the wife to Mr. John, mother, grandmother and I have a passion for being a part of the process of getting preschoolers ready for the rest of their lives! I have probably left something out but that's ok.

these mountains you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb…

Being a child of the USA I have taken on certain attitudes, even when I didn’t realize it.  Growing up in the Southwest solidified those attitudes even more. Attitudes like…”if you want something done right, you’ve got to do it … Continue reading

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You are better than domestic violence !

I am so glad that God has given us options.  He loves us so much that He desires to rescue us from terrible situations. Abuse, whether it be verbal, physical and/or psychological kills the one who is the victim.  This … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Holiday past…

I wrote this last week on Thanksgiving morning… It’s Thanksgiving morning and I want to say that I am so thankful. So thankful for God’s faithfulness to me. He has and always will be the faithful lover of my soul. … Continue reading

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God didn’t promise…

How many of us get upset with God and decide because things are not going in the directions that would make us feel all soft and cushy about life, that we may have made a mistake about following God? I … Continue reading

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To the the moms…

This little saying is one of the first postings that I placed on my “Out of the darkness…into the light” board on Pinterest. It is a hard one and at the time that I posted it there was a huge chasm of … Continue reading

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Finally…After having received a new breath of fresh air…some changes…

A few years ago I started on a Journey. The Journey was one that finished a period of emotional healing and spiritual healing that I had begun in my mid-30’s. A few years ago before I began this blog some things … Continue reading

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I wonder…

What do I say to you? When I love you so much that I don’t want to do anything that will prolong your addiction? I gave my life for you once… I gave all of me that I could give … Continue reading

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