Is your Bible as dusty as this one? Do you even own a Bible that you read? I didn’t. I never read the Bible until after Austin died. I never believed it was written for me. I never believed it could apply to my life or be useful to me. When Austin died, I started searching … Read moreWhy Read Something That’s 2000 Years Old?!
In the quiet stillness of dawn, I sat on a bench. My breath blew puffs of steam over my coffee. The sky was red as the birds sang in the morning. Every now and then something would stir in the lake and ripple the water. As I prayed, divine peace settled over me like the blanket … Read moreDo You See Me? He whispered
This is what got me out of bed this morning… Well, Jesus didn’t actually ring my doorbell, but this was the scene that popped into my head after I hit the snooze button (tempted to skip my prayer/Bible time). Would I roll over and ignore Him if Jesus really did ring my doorbell in the … Read moreDing Dong ~ Mom, Jesus is Here
With January over, and all our ridiculous resolutions out of the way, let’s get ready to tackle the rest of the year. Have you heard of choosing one word to guide your life for the upcoming year? The idea is to ditch the unrealistic resolutions we typically set at the new year, and instead, choose one … Read moreWhat’s YOUR Word for 2016?
We were traveling through farm country when these huge windmills popped up on the horizon. As we drew closer, we realized that the windmills were HUGE! The windmills, along with the vast open fields rolling with corn, made me feel small. Very small. God also felt big. Very big ~ and a bit a far … Read moreWho Listens to Tiny, Insignificant You?
This is the scene that welcomes you when you enter my home … shoes, towels, flip flops, umbrellas. It is a place to kick your shoes off as you arrive home, hang your towel from the beach, and get ready to relax at home. Aaaahhh…home. It may be messy, but it prepares your heart to … Read moreCheck Your Attitude At The Door?
This picture was taken when Devin and I packed an 18-month-old Ethan into our car and “ran away from home.” About 6 months after Austin died, we desperately needed time off work. We ran away. Literally. We had no idea where we were going. We had no plans, no GPS system, no hotel reservations, no agenda. We … Read moreCan You See Him?
“The best way to keep the enemy out is to keep Christ in. The sheep need not be terrified by the wolf; they have but to keep close to the shepherd. It is not the praying sheep Satan fears, but the presence of the shepherd.” ~A.W. Tozer It is not the praying sheep that Satan … Read morePraying Sheep?
So often I find myself at my computer looking like this woman…coffee in hand, boredom on my face, and really doing nothing productive at all. I’m not even sure how it happens. Sometimes, I just find myself scrolling through worthless information or meaningless content. What about you? How much time do you waste scrolling through … Read moreAnother Reason to Change Your “Boss”
Maybe your boss is like Steve Carell from “The Office” ~ funny, incompetent, easy to manipulate… Or maybe your boss is like Kevin Spacey in “House of Cards” ~ self-serving, corrupt, controlling… Or, maybe your boss a woman like Meryl Streep in “The Devil Wears Prada” ~ forceful, demanding, demeaning … Or maybe your boss is awesome … Read more3 Reasons to Change Your “Boss”