Author page: Mandy Sullivan

Yeah but…

Yeah but…

Yeah but… Sometimes in the middle of the night I replay the past, replay the shame, replay the ‘I wish I wouldn’t have done that, I regret that, I’m so stupid, I could have done better’s,’ and I toss and turn, and ask God, how can you forgive me AGAIN?  I messed up again, I’ve

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I Don’t Understand!!!

I Don’t Understand!!!

I was wide awake at 1am last night.  I’d been in bed since 11. I had read a few chapters of a great Jodi Picoult novel, kissed my husband good night, peed twice, a cool breeze was coming through the window, and had freshly washed sheets on my bed.  I had done everything a 42

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Go Ahead And Groan (God hears it)

Go Ahead And Groan (God hears it)

This blog is about anxiety… and I am having anxiety about talking to you about anxiety.  That word gets a lot of press anymore, but I never thought I actually had “it.”  I thought I was worked up or tired, or I just wasn’t strong enough to handle whatever “it” was.  I still feel guilt talking

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What if…

What if…

What if……..   What if, you stopped comparing. What if, you stopped cramming everything into your lack of time. What if, you chose what’s best for you. What if, you stopped living to please. What if, you could breathe. What if, you didn’t miss the good stuff. What if…. You can fill in your own

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The Waiting Season

The Waiting Season

Girls, it is April.  It is freezing outside.  There are still traces of snow in my yard that I defiantly set my cute new deck décor on, and I have a fever and some sort of cold/flu.  I am OVER it!  My toes are mad at me because, you know,” free the toes” syndrome!  They

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Training a child

Training a child

A few days ago (which actually happened a few weeks ago, I just posted late), I posted about desperately praying for direction to help my almost 10 year old baby girl become more of the person God created her to be. All of our kids are so different, and Paige being the youngest, tends to

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