5 Years

Last Friday, my husband and I celebrated our 5 year wedding anniversary.  I still can’t believe that we have been married for 5 years already!  There are some moments where I feel like our wedding was only yesterday, and there are moments where it feels like we’ve been married for much longer than 5 years. … Continue reading

Oh no! Oh no!

Sometimes walking the faith-walk is quite the exercise. The lines blur. You  mess up. Circumstances change. What is it God wants me to do? Is He going to take this huge mistake of mine and make it good? Since the enemy of this world is always involved in our lives, is this him? Is this just my sinful … Continue reading

Spiritual Boot Camp

Beautiful Savior’s April “Connections” featured an article entitled ‘Stephen Ministry by the Numbers’. One bullet stated – Millions of hurting people have been blessed by the care and support of a Stephen Minister. This is just plain sad.  I know we live in a broken world; I know sin surrounds us.  But that word “millions” … Continue reading



My son has worn glasses since he was four years old. I remember being surprised when we were told that we needed to take him to a pediatric ophthalmologist, where we found he had a severe astigmatism that required corrective glasses. When he put his glasses on for the first time, he stepped outside, looked … Continue reading


Proverbs 31:25-26 Good News Translation (GNT) 25 She is strong and respected and not afraid of the future. 26 She speaks with a gentle wisdom. It should be easy to be gentle, but in reality it takes great strength. Our world is filled with images of force, power; and phrases like extreme fitness, cross-training, kick boxing. With … Continue reading


On Sunday morning while we were driving to church, I gave my son the option to attend church with us or to go to Sunday school.  Normally he attends Sunday school while my husband and I attend church, and I figured that he would jump at the opportunity to attend Sunday school.  He loves going … Continue reading