Life | Writing Again

Life | Writing Again

I’m writing again. Those words seem so strange to tap out   on this keyboard tonight. Communication is so core to who I am – to not have been communicating for months seems so foreign to me. And, still… Here I am writing again. Tonight my he...

Read more

Purpose | Dormant Seasons

Purpose | Dormant Seasons

 I feel I’ve been quiet a number of days because He has been settling my soul. A dormant season, like the winter months give way to spring, planting and new life. So this season has been a winter to my soul. Reading by firelight, wrapped in the comfort ...

Read more

Relationships | Betrayal

Relationships | Betrayal

“One should rather die than be betrayed. There is no deceit in death. It delivers precisely what it has promised. Betrayal, though … betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope.” – Steve Deitz Betrayal hurts. No two ways about it. If you are livi...

Read more

Identity | Wildflower

Identity | Wildflower

  “It is easier to tell a person what life is not, rather than to tell them what it is. A child understands weeds that grow from lack of attention, in a garden. However, it is hard to explain the wild flowers that one gardener calls weeds, and another c...

Read more

One Flew the Coop…

The last few days have been strikingly bittersweet at our house. Our 19 year old, Brittany Ann, took her boxes, clothes and a few of our household items and moved into her own apartment on Sunday. There were not many tears on Sunday, but as the enemy would hav...

Read more

I Got An Email Today…

A few weeks ago I was sharing with a friend about our marriage journey that we are currently tracking when she said, “Have you been through leadership Presbytery?” The answer was NO. We had not. She said, “I would love to see what is spoken o...

Read more

A Family Holiday, Lots of Words and Pictures

It is not unusual for our holidays and special occasions to be marred with some sort of tragedy. Justin’s death happened the day after our 7th wedding anniversary, my uncle passed away last year on Taylor’s Birthday and this year, Travis and Megan ...

Read more

El Chay – The Living God

My soul yearns, yes, even pines and is homesick for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out and sing for joy to the living God.Psalms 84:2 (AMP) . In her book, Praying the Names of God, Ann Spangler writes, “This title sets Israel’s G...

Read more

Frazzled…

Okay… So have you ever had so much happening at once you had to check and see if you weren’t going in two different directions. If you subtract the baby and add two teenage girls and you pretty much have my life … As I watched the early repor...

Read more

Our Sacred Romance

He is calling to us… Can you hear Him? He says…. “You are mine, I’ve paid the Bride’s price for you.” He is our Kinsman Redeemer… He beckons us with His love… “Come to me…” Dance with me… ...

Read more