“Ba! Ba! Baaa!” my one-year-old excitedly exclaimed as she watched her older brother leap onto a giant red ball on our way into Target. Making our way into the store, we maneuvered through the maze of people who were either starting or finishing their Christmas shopping. While I love Target as much as the next … Continue reading What to do When the Hustle ‘n Bustle Get to You
When Enoch had lived 65 years, he fathered Methuselah. Enoch walked with God after he fathered Methuselah 300 years and had other sons and daughters. Thus all the days of Enoch were 365 years. Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God took him.(Gen 5:21-24 ESV)What comes to mind when you think of … Continue reading What is Your Legacy?
“Should you put this away, mommy?” came the voice of my son. He was standing in the middle of a room littered with blocks, Paw Patrol figures, pretend tools, and random kitchen items turned toys, holding a small bottle of eye drops in his little outstretched hand. Eye drops that I used before he woke … Continue reading Live at Peace with One Another
For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Ephesians 2:10 NIV) “Let me give you a tour of my house that was spotless a mere 36 hours ago,” begins my Snapchat video to my sister-in-law. It goes on to reveal dishes in the … Continue reading From “Busy” to “Do the Next Good Work”
Hi friends! Can you believe that it's already NOVEMBER?? I'm still trying to wrap my mind around that as the past few months have flown by! I know that I've been a little less active on the blog as of late, but there's a good reason for that! I recently began working part-time again, which … Continue reading Looking for a Gratitude Challenge? Here’s the Ultimate List!
Hi there! This month's book review is on Letters to an American Christian by Bruce Riley Ashford. If you don't read the entire review, know this much: This book is important and accessible to Christians of all ages and stages of life. If you have a chance to read it, I recommend that you do so. Also, … Continue reading Book Review: Letters to an American Christian, by Bruce Riley Ashford
“O our God, will you not execute judgment on them? For we are powerless against this great horde that is coming against us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.” - 2 Chronicles 20:12 ESV A little honesty tonight, friends. I had an incredibly difficult week last week. Imagine … Continue reading What To Do When You’re Facing a Giant Life Battle
Happy October, friends! It’s only October 4th but I have already made four loaves of pumpkin bread (with chocolate chips, obvs) since the first official day of Fall. I love Autumn. I do not love what comes after - 5-6 months of that nonsense season called winter. But for now, I am trying to stay … Continue reading Praying Scripture through Seasons of Change
Trust in the Lord with all your heart; and lean not on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 NIV We are in the middle of a sermon series on I Timothy at church. Today, our pastor challenged us a bit to examine where we are in our faith. How is it going….really? Are there areas of … Continue reading Trusting God with our (Whole?) Hearts
I suspect you’ve heard the saying, “The only things certain in life are death and taxes”? It’s a bleak quip calling out the two things that everyone, regardless of their station in life or current circumstances, is sure to face. Sardonic though it may be, it does have a sort of unifying quality about it, … Continue reading Death and Taxes: Our Only Certainties?