do you need encouragement?

computer and phone

We live in a truly blessed time. There is no limit to the number of resources available for us to learn more about God, each other and get encouragement. Sometimes I find myself drowning in blogs, podcasts and books. But really, that is more of a blessing than a curse.

Here are some of my favorite podcasts, apps and blogs. I hope you find something you like in this list. Continue reading “do you need encouragement?”

what love can do

person hugging the horizon

It’s one thing that I as an adult and follower of Christ would come up against people that did not agree with my beliefs or who would give backlash about the way I am living my life.

But, when it’s my child facing this… it brings out the mama bear.

And rightfully so, I want to protect her.

My old self would have jumped on board to bring down this other person attacking my child but really what would that do but cause emotional chaos and a war of words. Continue reading “what love can do”

when you lose the horizon


Pain is a great teacher. It is not a journey any of us would volunteer for, but once there, it can reveal valuable truths that we cannot learn any other way.

When we go through a crisis, it is not at all unusual to feel disoriented. The world looks different after a layoff, diagnosis, death of a loved one, or when distressing news is dropped on our doorstep. Continue reading “when you lose the horizon”

in the waiting


About 6 months ago I moved to a new town.  I’ve been thinking a lot about what is it that God wants me to do here? I’ve had the feeling of stay still for a long while now but I don’t want to stay still. I’ve thought about starting a women’s group but I question if I am wanting to start it for all the right reasons. Of course I want to bring glory to God through anything I do. But are the emotions of missing the ladies in the community I once was part of triggering this?  Is it something I want to start to keep me busy because I am not feeling purposeful at this moment in time?  Continue reading “in the waiting”