The Struggle is NOT Over

I became aware of a battle for my life in 2011 when a seizure revealed a mass in my brain.  And over the last 7 years, I have been reminded to fight and fight hard through surgeries, chemo, and radiation.  Even through I have broken a surgery pattern (surgery in 2012, 2014, 2016, and no […]

Seizure free since November 29, 2013

  Two years ago, I struggled falling asleep. When I slowed down enough to try to sleep, my imagination would take control. Two years ago, I was having seizures. My doctors wanted to do another surgery. I was afraid that I was not going to be healthy enough to raise my newborn.   Now two […]

3 Considerations for when to Begin Christmas Celebrations

Several of my friends are celebrating Christmas already, but I also have friends that are adamant that everyone should celebrate Christmas only after Thanksgiving. Please consider my thoughts when deciding when your family will start celebrating. Celebrating Christ is always important.  Christ is why we live and enjoy life.  I have a friend that likes […]

Start by Praying

God wants to be in His people’s presence more than His people want to be in His presence.  God desires us to know Him.  The problem is sin.  Not only did it separate us from God.  We no longer naturally know how to enjoy the presence of God.  We struggle with worship. We have to […]

Powerful worship

In last week’s blog, I discussed my struggle with motivation and how I was challenged to be motivated by worshiping the one true God.  This week I have spent a decent amount of time considering why worshiping motivates me more effectively than some of my other sources of motivation. Worship is when we give honor […]

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