Eye on the prize

Today I am really frustrated. Ive been spending time in the Bible everyday and I keep being shown all the ways I am called to live and love. And because of my sinfulness I know I can’t do it but I want to. I want to be more Christ like, so when my instinct is…

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Hold on to the One who's holding you…

There are 2 lines from songs that just absolutely spoke to me this morning: How can I further your kingdom when I’m so wrapped up in mine? And If you can hold onto the one who’s holding you this crazy love will break through. I have been trying to figure out how I can do…

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A deeper Love

Yesterday was interesting… My husband and I had some if the deepest most important conversations we’ve ever had. I truly opened up and told him how deeply I loved him. I compared Christ’s love for his people to our relationship. I think he saw for the first time the hand of God reaching into our…

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Fits of wrath

Reading “The power of the praying wife” and there are so many things in this book I never recognized as sins. One of the most convicting for me is my words… Fits of wrath and anger spewed out, with the excuse “I am just venting” as a justification…. But that’s not what the gospel calls…

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What I know…

What I know… It is sometimes out of desperation we gain immense clarity about what’s important to us so here is that I know: God knows how worthy I am. I know belief in God is the key. I will raise my kids to understand the 1st two. After God comes my husband and children-…

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Feeling lost

So I haven’t written in a couple of days…. Not because I haven’t been praying but because I’ve been feeling pretty negative and I didn’t want to create more negativity by writing about it. I am feeling so lost. I know what I “should” do but the worlds “should’s” aren’t lining up with what’s really…

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Where are you Jesus?

So here’s the conversation between my 2 year old and I this weekend in the car: Me: “AJ, our friends Julia and Thomas from church are coming over to play tonight.” AJ: “Community Group?” Me: “No, they are just coming over to play.” AJ: ” We pray?” Me: “No they are just coming over to…

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Joy

Blessings are all around… It’s Friday. Traffic is light. The sun is shining. I am in service daily to others holding a place of love, healing and growth. Everyday prayers are being answered. We have so much to be joyful for. Not just the big things like a home, family, health but all the little…

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