Scrolling through Facebook the other day I came across an ad for a t-shirt supporting organ donation. It read, “The Ultimate Second Chance. #TransplantStrong.” It was a striking idea. As a nurse for 7 years in a neuro-trauma ICU, I was blessed and humbled to be a part of[…]

This summer at Camp Barnabas was chock-full of GodStuff, but none more pronounced than what God taught me through our daily devotionals. Camp did 4 days of devos over Jonah– one day for each chapter. Multiply that times 9 weeks of terms and I got a whole ‘lotta Jonah. You’d[…]

Submission is a hard word. At least it is for me. It implies a letting go, an intentional lessening of oneself to the will of someone else. More of them, less of me. Often it means that my choice, my opinions, my plans take a back seat (or[…]

This summer at Camp Barnabas was chock-full of GodStuff, but none more pronounced than what God taught me through our daily devotionals. Camp did 4 days of devos over Jonah– one day for each chapter. Multiply that times 9 weeks of terms and I got a whole ‘lotta Jonah. You’d[…]

Sitting down this week to write this post, I was a bit alarmed that I didn’t feel like God had laid anything specific on my heart to write to you about. I prefer writing when I feel like God has a direct word that I’m supposed to give.[…]

This summer at Camp Barnabas was chock-full of GodStuff, but none more pronounced than what God taught me through our daily devotionals. Camp did 4 days of devos over Jonah– one day for each chapter. Multiply that times 9 weeks of terms and I got a whole ‘lotta Jonah. You’d[…]

I’m one of those Christians who is super great at checking boxes. Quiet time  Went to church Prayer time  Time in ministry  I’m not necessarily legalistic, but I can tend to measure my spiritual life by how many boxes I’m able to check during my days. Not that[…]

Fall is an interesting time of year. The seasons are changing and the evidence of this is never more present than in the alteration in the appearance of the trees. In just a short time, their luscious leaves go from vibrant greens to a symphony of fall colors.[…]

October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. I have to admit that I didn’t know this until this morning. Though we had children late in life, Gabe and I are blessed in that we’ve not ever had to experience loss in this way. However, as a[…]

Our pastor recently told us that his daughter asked him an interesting question the other night. They were walking outside after dark and the little girl asked her father, “Daddy, why does the moon exist?” Hmmm, interesting question… At first glance, the moon doesn’t really do much does[…]