The Lord is teaching me how to love. He is helping me lay down my life. He is pulling out roots of bitterness and chains of selfishness. In this way, I can be more like Him! Serving and loving the way He loves is the greatest fulfillment I can have in this life. May the […]


I feel words flow from a metaphor laying on my heart today. My sweet dog, Dakota, loves me so much that even when I shower in the morning, he is outside laying in the grass fixated on the shower window. After my shower today, I went over to the dining room to look through the […]


This Word echoes in my heart and mind lately. I have a choice to trust and receive the Peace that the Peace Giver gives, or to remain in worry and fear. What happens if we view ourselves as a peaceful people? What happens if we really trust God…even with our less than prudent decisions? That […]

Time to write…

I think I might have ADD or OCD or something, because I simply cannot stand to be still for too long. At the airport. Longest wait-just 2 hours. It’s time to write. Lately I’ve felt so many emotions and thoughts cascading through my mind. I’m thankful I can retain focus amidst it all. I trust […]

A definitive purpose

So much of my drive in life comes from having some sort of purpose. We all long for a fulfilling role to play in the stage of life. I love my role as mother and always have, however I feel an absence of a role I used to play. Feeling a bit knocked out of […]


What gives us hope in our lives? A promise for an easier life? A better life? A close relationship? A great opportunity? I have to remind myself that Christ Jesus is the greatest hope I can have, to be joyful and certain of my salvation, to cling to His promises, and to stake my life […]


It’s important to have days of rest where you can just focus on a few things…and do them well. Today was that for me. Watching my neighbor’s son, being obedient to Christ in little ways of responding, caring. So much of my life is built on little things. I was thinking about sailboats today as […]