But It’s Not Fair

I can't begin to tell you how often I hear that phrase as a Mom. Whether it is over the size of a cookie, amount of screen time or seat in the car - the phrase is usually accompanied with a sigh of frustration or even tears from a 10 or 13- year-old boy. My husband...

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Fragile

When one has an emergency, everything else comes to a screeching halt. I find it amazing how quickly priorities shift when we are faced with urgent circumstance. A car accident, a fire, or a life-threatening illness all demands our immediate attention. We drop...

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Pray for Marriages

I had the opportunity to attend my cousin's wedding recently. In a time where social distancing in required it felt very different than other weddings, but it was still quite the celebration! "So God created man in his own image of God he created him; male and female...

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The Gift of Rest

I love to sleep. I always have. If there was an Olympic metal in napping, I'd earn the gold! As a busy Mom, I will admit, there is nothing like a good nap. They are often few and far between these days! I believe that God wants us to honor our physical bodies by...

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Truth Telling

Our two oldest boys are currently doing all virtual school from home due to the COVID19 pandemic. Come to find out, they have been "lying by omission," by not being forthright about the amount of virtual schoolwork they've been completing. I bet you can imagine how...

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Gates

The baby is now mobile, which means we have baby gates up everywhere! What is the purpose of a gate? The purpose of a gate is to set a boundary for the sake of safety or privacy. Gates keep what is wanted INSIDE and what is unwanted OUTSIDE. I was thinking about how...

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Breakthrough

My best friend has lost over 231lbs. Yes, you read that correctly, 231lbs. The majority of which was over the course of a little over a year. Due to a traumatic event in the life of her family, she used food as a coping mechanism and allowed herself to get to develop...

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Why Should We Worship? God is the Creator!

In Revelation chapter 4, John sees a vision of God on his throne surrounded by four living creatures and 24 elders. They are worshipping God saying, "You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will...

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Why Should We Worship? God is the Redeemer!

Every human that has ever lived is born into sin. We are all separated from the love of God by our sin. But, God provided the most suitable sacrifice for our sin. He gave us the righteous of Christ, and adopts us into his family. Through this sacrifice, he has made a...

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Why Should we Worship? God is Lord!

The term Lord is not one that is readily used in our world today, at least not in the west. However, it was widely used in biblical times. You will find it in the Bible mostly to reference God, but also in reference to one who is in charge, a sovereign. God is the...

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