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
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
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
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
The tree is up, the lights are strung, my list of Christmas gifts begun. All the jolly songs are full of fun, playing loudly as the stockings are hung. My brain is overwhelmed with things to do, people to see and lots of food - a season with hundreds of stores to peruse, as we … Continue reading Advent: A Time Of Anticipation
If there is something that has been taken way too far in our generation of Christians, it's this phrase. "Don't judge me." I think that we actually take it completely out of the context that we find it in the Bible. We do the opposite of what it was meant to say. When others are … Continue reading Don’t Judge Me