You Can Sit With Us

Shannon Stoddard is a mother, writer and freelance copywriter. She is a member of the American Writers & Artists, Inc. and is an advocate for women facing any type of oppression. Her background is marketing but she also holds a degree in psychology. Shannon will be delving into topics that speak to the heart of women.

I sit next to my dad and he just isn’t there anymore. He’s far away, my hope somewhere peaceful. One night driving home from the hospital, the Holy Spirit said “write your dad a love letter.” I wonder now if […]

The wait is over, your time has come. The dry season is ending, spring is here. Look, don’t you see the rain over the horizon? Just a few more steps up that mountain. Your miracle is there, go ahead and […]

Co- Dependency is something we all experience to some degree yet it can leave us damaged. Let’s go back to the root first and then we can look forward. Man’s first emotion was fear that was expressed after Adam ate […]

I am currently writing a training manual based off biblical principles to help counsel and heal others. The area on empathy spoke volumes to me and I hope it will to you too.   Let’s say something is hurting you, […]

A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the ” half empty or half full” question. Instead with a smile on her face, […]

Sheila Walsh has such a way with words, words that get right down into our hearts, breaking away the wielded iron that perhaps surrounds. I am beyond excited that she will be coming to my church with this much needed […]

We were created with desires for acceptance, purpose, and love. Even from infancy we are needy beings looking for anything that will satisfy our wants and needs. We want things that will make us happy, healthy and complete. As children […]

Having a personal experience with God will change you in an instant. It could happen really anyway God chooses to get your attention. For me, it is happening more frequently and still leaving me with a longing for more of […]

Self awareness is a God thing.   “Our wisdom, in so far as it ought to be deemed true and solid wisdom, consists almost entirely of two parts: the knowledge of God and of ourselves. But as these are connected […]

Have you ever had something so devastating, so challenging happen to you that you were brought to your knees, crying out for help?   We are born into this world, all are born Some have parents to care for them, […]