Do you remember when you were a kid and someone told you not to look directly at the Sun? Of course, before they could finish their sentence, what did you do? You looked straight into the light of that flaming star. Don’t even try to deny that you did. You just couldn’t help it! You … More Squinty-eyed
Imagine your closet for just a moment for me; A shirt, a tie, a sweater, or maybe something you got for free? Have you ever thought about where your clothes come from? Before the person, the store, the factory, or “somewhere random”. When we forget to ask the question,”Where did this come from?”, … More What Do You Need?
Separating the God of my childhood from the God of my twenties has proven to be quite difficult. Growing up I wouldn’t say I was raised in ultra-conservative churches or even an ultra-conservative home. Beliefs about God and following Jesus were not strictly rules and regulations, rather, a relationship. Yet, I still picked up … More The God I Can Believe In
In April of 2008 I took my first international mission trip as a freshman in high school, and my world was changed. As a shy and insecure 14 year old, the start of my high school career began with a switch from a small christian school to the local public high school (not the easiest … More When Students Serve
Christmas, I have come to find, is my husband’s favorite time of year. He has been overjoyed to put lights on our house, cut down a tree, decorate the tree and the house, dive into Advent devotionals, and just about everything else that comes with the Christmas season. I knew when we started decorating … More The Greatest Gifts Take a Little Time
In a society of millennials being encouraged to change the world, sometimes it feels like all we are doing is sitting in the world, dreaming about changing it. … More Want To Be a World Changer?
We are all looking for friendship, aren’t we? It is my conviction that no matter where we are in life, how many people surround us, or how satisfied we are with being alone, we would all be okay with a few true friends. There have been several different periods in my life when I haven’t … More Are We All Looking For Friendship?