Finding Beauty in the Mess

It is hard to believe that the next time I post a blog, I will be thirty-one.  So, as my daughter used to say, “Happy to me.”  Last week, Amy wrote about a birthday letter she wrote one year ago, and how important it is to remember God’s faithfulness.  Even … Continue reading

To be healthy like Daniel

Many people around me would like to be healthier.  (And my guess is that many of you know someone who would like to be healthier).  Some of my local friends are trying to lose weight.  My husband and I are training for another 5K.  A friend of mine posted on … Continue reading

Overcoming the world

Life can be overwhelming.  All too often I feel inadequate to do the things that God placed before me.  I want to be helpful, I want to alleviate pain (my pain and others), but I don’t know where to even start.  I want to make the best decisions.  Sometimes, I … Continue reading

The important things

In my previous post “More Powerful than lies,” I wrote how a few of Satan’s lies affect me.  It got me thinking about how sometime Satan causes us to ignore the truth.  The phrase “People make time for what is important to them” should be true, but I am not … Continue reading

Be strong and obey

I’m sorry that I haven’t taken many opportunities to do what God has called me to do. Recently I was reading in the Old Testament about the first laws that God gave to the Israelite. Sometimes, the reading of the law becomes tedious. God told the Israelites in great detail … Continue reading

Strenght from Christ

Two weeks ago, I went on a CIY (Christ In Youth) MOVE trip with our church’s youth group.  On the last day, we did an encouragement circle. The idea of an encouragement circle is that one student or adult from the group stands in the middle and the group encourage them. Most of … Continue reading