Raising the White Flag


secret-2725302_1280Lean in close, I have a secret to tell…I am a recovering control freak.”


Life is good when things go according to plan, when nothing too crazy happens, and when people behave themselves. But if things start to veer too far off course, I get anxious.

God has grown me a lot in this area over the last few years, though. I’m learning to raise the white flag, to trust Him and listen to His voice when things seem out of control.

I had an opportunity to practice this recently – with my own sweet child in my very own home.

Read the rest of this story at Just18Summers, where I’m sharing today about parenting and when to raise the white flag of surrender.



  1. Sandra Allen Lovelace

    Your transparency is as much an inspiration as your insights. Thank you.


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