Psalm 101:2 "I will conduct the affairs of my house with a blameless heart." I came across this verse in my daily Bible reading a few weeks ago. I'm sure I've read it so many times before - I mean, it is the Psalms, not Leviticus. But never before had it stuck out to me … Continue reading A Blameless Heart
A Letter To The Girl Who Doesn’t Think She Is Enough
Deuteronomy 7:6 “The Lord your God has chosen you out of all the peoples on the face of the earth to be his…treasured possession.” I know. I know how you feel. I know that sometimes you think you are ugly. I know that sometimes you look in the mirror, and all you see is pimples … Continue reading A Letter To The Girl Who Doesn’t Think She Is Enough
As we move into wedding season, we are going to be bombarded by this one little word: LOVE. It’s something that no one seems to really understand. We have so many different kinds of loves… we LOVE our families, we LOVE that car, we LOVE french fries. And, of course, we LOVE our significant other. But … Continue reading LOVE
Dear High School Graduates
Five years ago, I was in your shoes. I was leaving high school behind with a whole new world ahead of me and no idea what to expect. Looking back on everything, these are some of the things I wish I would have known as I moved on to the next season of my life. … Continue reading Dear High School Graduates
Today I Became A Pastor’s Wife
This morning my husband was initiated into the associate pastor position at our little country church. I always told God I would never marry a pastor - so he let me marry a farmer and I thought that all was gonna be fine and dandy. Until a year and a half ago. When I was … Continue reading Today I Became A Pastor’s Wife
Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen?
God. He is the only being in existence. An absolutely perfect being at that. He says, “Let’s make a beautiful work of art. Let’s make a planet that lives…creatures that move and breathe…so that I can enjoy my masterpiece. I want it to be beautiful.” So he does. Friends. He wants friends. So he decides to … Continue reading Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen?
I feel like we have lost the ability of stillness. I know that I have. Every time that I sit down to have a quiet time, I feel like my brain is being pulled in a million different directions. Our culture has pushed us to think that busy is best. When we are accomplishing tasks, … Continue reading Be Still
The Golden Calf Of Our Generation
For quite some time now, I've been asking God to reveal another place in my life that I need to work on. I went through a few years where it just seemed like BAM! BAM! BAM! Over and over and over, one after the other, God was pointing out my shortcomings and teaching me how … Continue reading The Golden Calf Of Our Generation
There is nothing better than the seasons changing. With each new beginning, something inside my spirit feels HOPE. I'm captured by the unique beauty and the emotions that each one brings to the soul. I can't help but think that God wants us to learn from the changing of the seasons. There is a time … Continue reading New Seasons
Silent Night, Holy Night
It is so still, I can feel my heart pulsing through my body with each strong beat. All the noises of my house are louder than normal, but the buzzes and creaks are comforting. What a long weekend it has been. My husband got the flu (or something), my baby has been needy and not having … Continue reading Silent Night, Holy Night