Faith · Recovery · Uncategorized

What Was I Thinking?

Have you ever stopped to think about, what you're thinking about?

Faith · Recovery · Uncategorized

The Devo Week in Review

This week, in this new devotional series, I shared a few things about myself that you may or may not have known. I share, because I have always heard, (and found) that a problem shared, is a problem cut in half. I share because I believe God would not have allowed me to walk this… Continue reading The Devo Week in Review

Faith · Recovery · Uncategorized

Spiritual Freedom

I have the “Bible app” (or YouVersion) and today’s verse of the day brought back some young memories. 2 Corinthians 3:17 | YouVersion Back in my teen years, I was pretty uncontrolled. I struggled with severe anxiety and depression so I quit school. It was much easier to not go to school than to deal… Continue reading Spiritual Freedom

Faith · Health · Recovery · Uncategorized

If You Want Me To

Being a musician, I relate a lot of life to songs. When I’m going through hard times or when I’m going through great times, there always seems to be a song that comes to mind.  When my G.I. system started failing me - specifically my colon - and the sickness spread throughout my body… Continue reading If You Want Me To

Faith · Health · loss · Recovery · Uncategorized

Living the Karah Life – New Devo

I started Journal of a Warrior's Journey in hopes that others might relate to my experiences. I wanted people to know that they weren't alone and that there is hope - even in the darkest of moments. My writing actually started several years ago with a simple email devotional I began, as a way for… Continue reading Living the Karah Life – New Devo

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Talking ‘Bout My Girl 🐾

I am a proud doggie momma and I don’t care who knows it! Actually, I do care, because I’m sharing our experiences in hopes others will find hope and encouragement from our journey 🙂. That line just sounded like it belonged but I digress… MY GIRL LIBBY!! She is doing SO well in her therapies!… Continue reading Talking ‘Bout My Girl 🐾

Faith · Health · Uncategorized

World Ostomy Day 2021

Pre-op (2017) // post-op (2020). A total colectomy by two incredible surgeons and the grace of God saved my life. Updated “Ripley’s Day” blog post Today, the UOAA, United Ostomy Association of America, and anyone who can identify, celebrates the miracle that an incredible amount of us live with, called “ostomy”. Many ostomates and advocates… Continue reading World Ostomy Day 2021

Faith · Recovery · travel · Uncategorized

Where is Your Treasure?

My husband and I have had this conversation often, where he says he used to have a t-shirt that said “He who does with the most toys wins” - and how “80’s” that was; how erroneous it was. I have since added to our discussion and revised that quote; “He who dies with the most… Continue reading Where is Your Treasure?

Recovery · Uncategorized

Marking a Milestone

"My hope is built on nothing less, than Jesus' blood and righteousness..." (Solid Rock, Edward Mote, 1834). Now, I know that not everyone reading this feels the same, and I’m only sharing where I’m at, but whether or not you can relate to my faith walk, I’m thinking if you've spent some time on the… Continue reading Marking a Milestone

dogs · Uncategorized

Breakfast at Libby’s

Yum! We have a senior pup that we absolutely adore. You may have already known that from my previous posts or the multitude of pictures (& videos) but what you may not know is what we do to combat the diseases trying to take over her body. You may find yourself in this place too… Continue reading Breakfast at Libby’s