Meditation Monday: Furnace of Affliction

“See, I have refined you, though not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.” Isaiah‬ ‭48:10‬ NIV Heavenly Father, thank You for refining, reshaping, and renewing me. Thank You for every experience I've had in life, which has helped me to grow and mature in faith. I'm thankful not only for … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Furnace of Affliction

Meditation Monday: Commit Your Work to the Lord

“Commit your works to the LORD, And your thoughts will be established.” Proverbs‬ ‭16:3‬ ‭(NKJV‬‬) Heavenly Father, thank You for the wisdom and guidance You give to those who seek You. Thank You for the gifts and talents You've blessed each of us with. Help me use all that You've blessed me with for Your … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Commit Your Work to the Lord

Doubt: Word of the day

Doubt...that sly and sneaky voice that creeps up out of the dark abyss and causes you to think twice about your purpose, your goals and the path that God is sending you down. Your once sprouting bud, which stretched up towards the heights, suddenly becomes wilted and bent over with fear. Doubt causes you to … Continue reading Doubt: Word of the day

Behold, All Things Become New

This past 4th of July was an extra special one. Not only did we celebrate freedom for our country but my family and I got to celebrate freedom in Christ.  As a family, we declared our love and commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ as we were baptized one by one and I just wanted … Continue reading Behold, All Things Become New

A Harvest of Joy, Planted With Tears

It never gets easy, celebrating your child's birthday at a cemetery--that never gets easy. Especially, on a milestone birthday like today; Aryanna would be 15 years old.  I remember the day she was born, the nurses rolling her into my room and swiftly disappearing.  I remember looking at this 8lb. 12 oz. tiny human and … Continue reading A Harvest of Joy, Planted With Tears

How to Have Victory in the Valley

Life is full of mountain highs and valley lows. It's easy to be victorious when standing on the mountaintop but easy to be defeated in the depths of the valley. God desires to prepare us in advance so we can have victory in our valleys. Read on to discover how you can be victorious in the valley.

Sailing the Seas of Step-parenting

My life changed in that moment, when a big-eyed, dark-haired boy wobbled into my life and captured my heart forever.  Matthew was like any toddler— rambunctious, curious, and so adorable. At the tender age of one and a half years old, he had no idea what the future held. He was unaware his time would … Continue reading Sailing the Seas of Step-parenting