True confession. I have felt angry at God. As most of you know, I have wanted to be a mama since I can remember. When asked what I wanted to be when I grew up I always confidently responded, “A mother”. I had no plan B. I got married at 23 and had my first […]Read more "Angry"
Happy Friday friends! It is easy in the days we live in to get caught up in the “what ifs”. Whether it be in the area of politics, health, economics, or relationships…we can rapidly descend into anxiety and fear. We feel with enough effort we can control them. Yet, they take our eyes off of […]Read more "What If?"
I am often asked what my favorite scripture is. I always answer that Acts 20:24 is my life verse. I first heard it in Sunday School in first grade when my teacher, Mrs. Mack, shared it with us. I remember pondering the words in my heart. I reasoned that I wanted everyone to know that […]Read more "My Life Verse"
Since I was a very young child, I have been in awe of the world around me. I find the rocks, rivers, moon, mountains, animals, and stars are mesmerizing and beautiful. I am drawn to creation because in it I see the attributes of my Heavenly Father. As I gaze upon His work, I am […]Read more "Nothing Too Difficult"
Have you ever pondered how often you complain? We grumble about many things: the traffic, our government, our family members, the weather, our church, and the list goes on and on. I recently heard it explained, that complaining is not a harmless activity, but rather a faulty view that the world revolves around us, instead […]Read more "Negativity"
Waiting patiently does not come naturally to us, as humans. Just think about a hungry infant and it becomes evident that we struggle with this from birth. In fact, the manifestations of our impatience are made obvious every day. As we drive down the street, horns blare to demonstrate our inability to wait. While standing […]Read more "Patiently"
I heard this quote recently, “Don’t mistake guarding your heart with hardening your heart.” As I pondered those words, I thought about how much truth they contain. I am by nature a very sensitive person. I get me feelings hurt easily. I have found this to be a lifelong struggle. Many times I have uttered […]Read more "Guard"
Yesterday was the National Day of Prayer. As I was meditating on the significance of prayer for every moment and experience of our lives, this scripture came to mind. I find the words of this verse very beautiful. I am in awe that the God of this Universe takes time to listen to little old […]Read more "He Listens"
Feeling loved is very likely the best feeling we can experience in this life. How beautiful it is to wake up each morning and know that we are unconditionally loved and accepted by our Heavenly Father! How amazingly awesome it is that we have a God who wants a relationship with us. He desires to […]Read more "Love Without End"
If you are like me, there are times in this life that feel unsettled. You feel alone. You feel scared. Yet, those of us who are in Christ are never alone. We have no reason to fear. Our God has promised to watch over us. He pledges to protect us. He vows to meet our […]Read more "Never Hidden"