When I have my quiet time, the times where it's just me and God and all of my thoughts, I dream. I dream of what I want my life to look like in five years. I dream of where I see my kids in the future. I dream of the future generations coming forth from… Continue reading Dreaming Big
As I lie here in bed this Sunday afternoon, snuggled next to my tiny 8 year old and my dog sitting on my shoulder, I am filled with hope. I look around at my life and think about all that God has done in it. About 8 years ago I made a decision that would… Continue reading I Surrender!
Lately I've been searching. Searching within, searching God, searching life and wondering...what it is that persistently nags at me. The thing that keeps me feeling complacent...the thing that makes me feel "stuck". I've learned that it's not one thing, but it's a combination of things that leave me to feel this way. So I'll share… Continue reading Unplug….Reboot
I'm not really sure where it happened, but somewhere in the distant past God did something inside of me. He put inside of me a very different kind of love. It's a love that knows no bounds. It's a love that's very hard at times to even wrap my mind around. It's a love that… Continue reading I choose Love
Tomorrow I am going to strive to go the whole day without complaining. I won't complain about my chores, I won't complain about having to do hours of homework with my kids, I won't complain about the messy kitchen. Yes, tomorrow I will not complain. I went to bed with a prayer on my heart… Continue reading A Day Without Complaining
My pastor challenged us in church this morning to reach out to one person who has left an impression on us. His point being, sometimes you don't know you're affecting someone's life in a positive way and it's encouraging to hear this from those you touch. As I sat and thought about this today, I… Continue reading 3 sweet spirits
I'm sure I'm not alone in this. I'm sure I'm not the only one. In fact, I'm almost positive it's promised. I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33 In this world… Continue reading What I see from the valley