God Made This Day For You

To all the mothers and the motherless who are hurting…today is for you. To all the mothers and the motherless who are hurting…today is for you. To all the mothers who long to talk to a child they can’t…He sees you. To all the mothers who have to be the fathers too…He sees you. ToContinue reading “God Made This Day For You”

The Day the World Fell into Darkness

Betrayed Spit on Slandered Denied Abandoned Rejected Falsely accused Alone Suffering Tortured Yes God understands!  His son endured it all and he walked to his death.  He was perfection and his own people rejected him.  He was unconditional love, yet the people couldn’t see it. God became man and experienced the joys and sorrows ofContinue reading “The Day the World Fell into Darkness”

Time to Get Some Glasses

    If I don’t have my contacts or my glasses on I am almost blind.  I am nearsighted and have perfect vision when things are up close, but from across a small room, I wouldn’t be able to recognize my own husband and kids.  Most of the time this isn’t a problem because I amContinue reading “Time to Get Some Glasses”

Sleep Alert Little Puppy…Believers Take Notice

I have a favorite child.  He is a 5 pound ball of energy with a wagging tail.  His name is Brownie and he is my 8 year old puppy.  It is a running joke in my house that he is my favorite because he listens and always tries to make it all better when heContinue reading “Sleep Alert Little Puppy…Believers Take Notice”

What is Grace?

Grace is a term thrown around in Christian circles as if everyone should understand what it means.  It’s this overarching term that seems to cover comfort, provision, forgiveness, love, blessings, and answers to prayer.   But what is grace? Grace is the undeserved, freely given forgiveness of sin given to us through Christ’s crucifixion.  It can’tContinue reading “What is Grace?”

A Sneaky Taste and a Blessing Deferred 

I love to bake sugar cookies with the kids, lather them in frosting and sprinkles and then enjoy them with the family.  This has been a tradition of baking that began with my mom and has been passed on to my kids.  After the initial taste testing there are always plenty of cookies to lastContinue reading “A Sneaky Taste and a Blessing Deferred “

The Sun Chasing Sunflower and the Light of the Lord

The Lord created mysteries all around us that the scientific world tries to label and explain, but for all their insight and speculation there aren’t clear answers.  One of these mysteries is the sun chasing sunflower. From a young age, these flowers face east and follow the sun across the sky to the west.  Remarkably,Continue reading “The Sun Chasing Sunflower and the Light of the Lord”

Skipping Stones on Moral Waters

When I was a child I wanted so badly to be able to skip stones across the water.  It was fascinating to me that rocks could bounce off a liquid surface multiple times before finally settling far into the lake.   My cousins and childhood friends tried to teach me how on multiple occasions.  They wouldContinue reading “Skipping Stones on Moral Waters”

A Car Ride with God

I have very active kids at home and one of my standing jobs has become a taxi service. I drive kids to school, sports, church, and a multitude of other events that spring up as we do daily life. These car rides are where a lot of life happens for our family. There are arguments,Continue reading “A Car Ride with God”