What Child Is This What child is this, who, laid to rest, On Mary’s lap is sleeping? Whom angels greet with anthems sweet, While shepherds watch are keeping? This, this is Christ the King, Whom shepherds guard and angels sing: Haste, haste to bring Him laud, The babe,[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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.[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

I’ve been spending a lot of time with Adam and Eve lately in my studying, and it has struck me over and over again- the imagery of imagery. Genesis 1:27 (ESV) say, “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him,[…]

Picking up my child at school the other day I happened to be at just the right spot where I could watch the ‘walk-up’ line. As the bell rang and school let out, child after child came running from the doors, backpacks in place, papers in hand, lunch[…]

They say that everyone finds God in jail and in the hospital. As a trauma nurse I can attest that at least the second part of that saying is mostly true. In times of worry, stress, sickness, death- people do often, and quickly, reach out to God. Even[…]