Be Careful Not To Let Social Media Determine Your Value

Are you captivated by your social media? Do you find yourself checking your Facebook comments, your Instagram likes or who is following your boards on Pinterest? Do you find yourself feeling sad or discouraged if your likes are low or really excited if your likes are high? This little bit of affirmation reminds me a bit of the feelings we […]

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I Praise You in This Storm

Are you going through something hard right now? Do you find yourself overcome with fear, doubt or anxiety as you wait for an answer or battle through an illness or broken relationship? Trials, they can come unexpectedly, they shake us up a bit and we wonder if God is good. Acts of terrorism on our land, […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Go Camping

It’s summer break, break out the sunscreen, bug spray, watermelon and camping vacations. Our family just returned from a two night camping trip and I find myself longing to go back. Six people getting and staying asleep in a trailer is a bit complex and when the weather is cold it’s a bit tight getting […]

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Can I please do that over again?

It was my senior year of high school. We were the returning state softball champs and we were headed to the championship again. One more game and we would be right back on that championship field. This team we were playing we had faced them in our league championship and had won. We had faced them […]

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Letting Go When We Want to Hold On.

How do you do that? How do you take a child in your home knowing you may have to say goodbye? I couldn’t do what you are doing, I wouldn’t be able to let them go. These questions and statements are asked or given by individuals that I know and don’t know almost every week. It’s what […]

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Patience in a Fast Paced Culture

Can you help me? Can I have a snack now? I want this toy. Can I go to this friend’s house right now? How many more days until…? Can I play with the ipad? “Just be patient.. Wait with a happy spirit… You need to wait…Not now…” Sound familiar? These are the requests, and sometimes […]

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