Restoring the Lost Petal

*Courting? That’s so 1900’s! Or Is It?

The first time I heard abou the concept of courting was on 19 Kids and Counting. Seriously.  Now, there’s even a movie coming out about this “Old Fashioned” idea. Closer to home, I have the privilege of  watching a courting relationship blossom before us with a women in our church and a young man from another state. I […]

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Sexual Sin – Deeper Than Skin

Sexual Sin. What’s that, and why does God talk so much about it? What are the effects of sexual sin? You find some really crazy verses in the Bible about sexual sin! What in the world is God so worked up about? If He made our bodies and He made sex, then why does He […]

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*It Must Stop With You: How Reading Erotica Today Will Effect Your Son Tomorrow

Surely no woman in her right mind does a read-aloud with an erotica novel for her boys. Hopefully no woman in her right mind lets erotica lay on the coffee table next to the newspaper and the family Bible. That would be wrong. Hopefully most little boys whose moms are reading erotica don’t have the faintest […]

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Changing Lanes: Practical Changes For Overcome Sexual Impurity

Sexually purity means more than waiting until the veil goes back to have sexual intercourse. Sexual purity and integrity reach broad into many areas of your life like roots of a firmly established tree. If you’ve been living a sexually impure life how can you change? Is it too late? Will you ever be able […]

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Surrendering To Lust: Has Your Church Been Infiltrated?

Ladies, we have been infiltrated.   Many women in the church have succumb to the lie of lust wrapped in pretty words with a luring promise of escaping reality, being cherished and protected and feeling sexually alive.   It is a freeing thing to be released and healed from your sins.  I have walked through […]

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*5 Things Erotica Novels Can Do For You

50 Shades of Grey is a best selling book (series) and soon to be a movie.  If you haven’t, you can Google it, but here’s the basics: It’s “mommy porn.” 50 Shades isn’t the first-ever erotica novel, and it won’t be the last.  But this book has somehow drawn the attention of millions. Over 70 […]

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Am I The Only One Thinking About Sex?

The Lord is doing amazing things. He told me in mid-January 2014 that doors would open and I would be reaching women. They are, and I am.  I never thought I’d be stepping into a role of teaching, training and disciplining women but He is turning my messy life into a message – His message, […]

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*Can God Restore Those Who Have Been Sexually Assaulted?

Not everyone who needs restoration of sexual purity lost their purity willingly or unknowingly. Unfortunately, in the fallen world we live in, purity can be snatched from us in the most horrible of situations.  Women who have been abused or assaulted often wonder if there’s hope. Can God restore those who have been sexually assaulted? […]

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Why I Am Bearing My Soul in Restoring the Lost Petal

Why did I write Restoring the Lost Petal? A book with part of my soul in it should be easy to explain but I’ve struggled to come up with words. When I step back and think about it, the core behind sharing my story of hurt, healing and restoration is to share the love of […]

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*If Only My Silence Had Spoken: The View From Inside an Abortion Clinic

  I never realized people actually had abortions before this.  To say I was naive is an understatement.I was 16, maybe 17.  Old enough to drive, but I was only a passenger this time. A silent passenger. When a friend told me she was pregnant and she was going to see what it “took” to have […]

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