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[…]

Reposted with gracious permission from my LIT sister, Heather Bock.   Two large earthquakes within two weeks recently shook Mexico–8.1 magnitude in Southern Mexico and Guatemala, and 7.1 in Central Mexico near Mexico City. Amazingly, the 7.1 earthquake took place on the anniversary of another huge 8.0 earthquake[…]

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[…]

I’ve noticed an interesting trend in my prayer life as I’ve grown older… though many people will preach on the value of specificity in prayers, through the years I’ve found myself praying increasingly generic prayers. Sure, there are still those super specific things and people that I lift[…]

From last Tuesday’s Holy Beautiful post.   Living for Living Water John 4:7-14 NIV When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, “Will you give me a drink?” (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.) The Samaritan woman said to him,[…]

I have exciting news! Tuesday blogs will be cross-posts from my writing for the incredible ministry Holy Beautiful. I hope that you enjoy all their posts and please check them out daily for words encouragement and ministry.   Beyond the Boredom We all go through seasons where it[…]

Good morning dear ones, wanted to encourage you this morning with some nude words. This is from a post I contributed to Mom-Sense last week but thought you may enjoy it as well. In short, I want us to be naked with joy, nude in our cleanliness, praising[…]

I’ve noticed an interesting trend in my spiritual thought-life recently. It would seem that I live somewhat under the conviction that my last season of growth with God was better than my current one. I find myself looking back on myself from the previous season and feeling as[…]