“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” Did you catch Paul’s command? Not only to rejoice but ALWAYS rejoice. “Always” you say? Yes…always. “When certain friendships continue to spiral downward and break even more?” Yup. Rejoice in the Lord. “When my spouse and I are failing at communicating and seem to find more harmful words than loving ones?” Yup. Rejoice in … Continue reading Rejoice in the Lord Always? Oh boy….
I have written this as a co-sufferer of a chronic health condition. I write not to draw attention to me but to give others who suffer hope. Continue reading FamilyFire: Finding Peace Amid Pain
This “blog” is not a blog and is more of a letter. It’s compiled MOSTLY of my own personal thoughts and opinions over my “parenting” life – but also coming from a place/space of anticipation of what it WILL be like for each of my kids as they grow. Continue reading A Letter To My Child…
All of life we are faced with options and choices and our “hope” is that we are at peace with the choices we make. But are we seeking the wrong thing? What “peace” are we really looking for? Continue reading Finding “Peace”
I write this because I struggle…and yet I write this because I know I’m not alone. Body image, view of self, wanting to change how I look…those feelings are real. But God’s declaration on OUR life in what he created is much louder and true. Continue reading You ARE Wonderfully Made
The more I study and reflect on grace – the more I realize I simply am in awe of it’s complexity and yet simplicity. This blog comes from me working through grace for our Easter Sunrise sermon on April 1, 2018 Continue reading Grace 2.0: The Depths of Grace
Have we missed something with the story of the Good Samaritan? or was it just me? Continue reading …and THEN…