I Am Clean

Anybody else ever feel like you’ve been trudging through knee-high muck and sludge and despaired of ever finding your way out? This is how I have been feeling for the last few months and I’ll share why. In the last year, our family has experienced a lot of transition and changes, some really wonderful ones and some really difficult ones. Almost a year ago, we received an unexpected phone call that would dramatically alter our lives for the better as {Read More}

Receive

When I was a young teenager and had my first real encounter with the presence of God, I was deeply impacted by His love for me. For whatever reason, He drew me into studying the book of Song of Solomon, where He introduced me to the idea that I was part of the Bride of Christ and Jesus was my heavenly Bridegroom who pursued me and sought to fully win my heart. This revelation has held me steadfast over the {Read More}

Expectations

I usually have pretty high expectations of myself. I expect that I should… be an amazing wife raise my children to be lovers of Jesus and grow up to become men and women of excellent character spend quality time with my husband and kids spend quality time with God in prayer and in His Word take good care of my family by making sure they are clothed and well-fed take good care of my home by seeking to maintain an {Read More}

My Word for 2017: Trust

It’s been a VERY long time since I have written on this blog, but I felt that it was time for me to write something, even if it’s just to get me back into writing. I didn’t know what to write about, but I thought that sharing about my word for 2017 was a good place to start in this new year. This is our fourth year as a family, prayerfully each choosing a word for the year ahead that {Read More}

New Testament in 30 Days Bible Reading Plan

In 2011, I read through the New Testament in a month for 6 months and it was really challenging, but really great! While there is already a great 30-day reading plan for the New Testament in the YouVersion app or on the Bible.com website called New Thru 30, I created my own plan, trying to keep books together, without splitting them up or starting a new book, whenever possible. I like this plan because it keeps the reading manageable with {Read More}