God Moments

Identity: Who are you REALLY?

"Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves." Philippians 2:3 While attending a women's church retreat this past weekend I was challenged to ask myself, "What is my identity?" To be honest, I thought it was a simple question. Mentally I answered... "a wife, mother, and writer." Done. I… Continue reading Identity: Who are you REALLY?

General, God Moments

Happy Birthday, Jesus!

Today we celebrate my Savior's birth, I will raise my voice in thanksgiving and praise for all the blessings He has bestowed on me. It's not because of those blessings that I worship Him, but rather because of what He did for me on the cross. Over 2,000 years ago Jesus came to this earth as… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Jesus!

Family News, General, God Moments

What I am thankful for…

Looking back over the past year I am reminded of all my blessings. I am thankful for my husband who loves me, even when I drive him crazy. We are complete opposites in so many ways, but the longer we are married the more I treasure him.  He's my best friend.  I love him for… Continue reading What I am thankful for…

God Moments

Seventeen Years

Seventeen years is a long time. A lot can happen in that amount of time. Where were you seventeen years ago? Were you living in the same town you are now? Are you in the same relationship? Did you have kids? Were you even thinking about having kids? I know I wasn’t.  Seventeen years ago… Continue reading Seventeen Years

God Moments, Kids

A Special Surprise

After months of prayer today finally arrived. My kids woke up bright eyed and ready for their first day of school.  I knew they were covered in prayer, so as a mother, I held back on my worries and instead focused on preparing lunches and giving kisses. As the big yellow bus rolled to stop,… Continue reading A Special Surprise

God Moments

My Silver Bracelet

Two and half weeks ago I received a silver bracelet. It is not fancy, but rather very plain. Since putting it on I have had several people ask me if it is a hospital bracelet, so I suppose it bears a strong resemblance. Each time, it has been a privilege to share the reason I… Continue reading My Silver Bracelet

Current Events, God Moments

How we can Pray for Boston

While praying for Boston this morning my prayer started out pretty general.  Please bring healing to the city, etc. Then, as I prayed for a few minutes longer my heart began to stir and my soul began to cry out to God. It was a powerful moment between this sinner and God. I was reminded… Continue reading How we can Pray for Boston