Give us this day our daily bread. There was once a time in my life that these words were foreign to me. Words that had to be learned before I exchanged vows in a church, in front of a God I didn't yet know. Words in a prayer that Jesus taught us to pray. … Continue reading Daily Bread
The gut feeling. The nudge. The curiosity. The stirring in your soul that makes you just a tad fearful about what's in store. It's persistent and unrelenting. You daydream about it, and try to push it away, but you can't hide. It's a whisper that urges you to step out in faith, and trust God with… Continue reading The Whisper Before the Call
We are all friends here right? We can share our thoughts and ideas and not face judgment or ridicule? Ok good, because what is coming might ruffle some feathers. Perfectly Backwards is a personal space that I come to dump my thoughts in hopes that maybe someone out there can relate, and then we can… Continue reading Eve, Put Down the Apple
I LOVE Mondays. I know...weird. I also love mornings, new months, fresh seasons, back to school and New Years. Are you catching on here? This morning, after waking up dreading a much needed workout, I decided to go for a walk instead. Although I am not one that finds the thrill in exercise, I do… Continue reading Fresh Beginnings
The word “backwards” begs you to think in a linear way, and often times has a negative connotation attached to it. But when living a life centered on Jesus, it’s not backwards at all. It’s peaceful and satisfying. Although being obedient to a calling in your life may not be easy, and in fact may… Continue reading Bold Obedience
Below is journal entry written in May of 2016, amidst a season of life that was suffocating. I look back now to see that it was the beginning of a journey... Obedience. This has been my theme for a while now, but here is what I don’t understand. Obedience is always followed by blessings, it… Continue reading Clearing the Clutter
The vision of Perfectly Backwards is building a community of women like me, who find themselves exhausted by the never ending pressures of this world. We hear whispers deep in our souls that dare us to turn around, and run back to Jesus. We crave His ways knowing they’re better than ours. We humbly pray… Continue reading Perfectly Backwards?