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 when the changes around us […]

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 facebook that she had lost […]

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 simply do not know what […]

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 sure that is always the […]

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 the encouragement I received referred to my strength. […]

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