Before & After: The Amazing Power of Our Transforming God

I love transformations. Before and after pics get me excited. Makeup, hair, gardening, home improvement-you name it! I love seeing anything go from outdated or just plain messed up to new and improved. While current hairdos and updated kitchens are great, I like transformations in people the best. Why? because I’m one of them. Keep … Read more

Misplaced Priorities, Skewed Perspective, and Eternity Amnesia

I’ve been thinking about my dad a lot lately. Although I miss him like crazy I know, if given the chance to come back “here” he’d refuse the offer. He’s in the presence of the King and nothing tops that! As I write this my siblings and I are celebrating the four-year anniversary of my … Read more

Q&A Sessions (That Really Matter)

Have you ever taken a personality test? I have. Several of them as a matter of fact. People usually take these tests to help them better understand their strengths and weaknesses so they can become a better version of themselves. These tests give a person a greater understanding of what “drives them” through life.  In … Read more

He is the Potter and We are the Clay

I’m not a fan of winter. Except for the beauty of the occasional snowfall, I find winter to be drab, colorless and, quite frankly, too long. This past November, I added a little outdoor color inside while I “suffered” until spring. Thanks to Pinterest, I found some ideas to spruce up my house with containers … Read more

With Us

The Public Has Spoken! I’m a pushover for useless trivia so when the top dictionaries announced their word of the year I was excited to hear the news. The public has spoken and this year Merriam-Webster chose gaslighting (a gross psychological misleading).  Dictionary.com chose woman (an adult female person in case you didn’t already know … Read more

The #1 Question You Should Ask Yourself Every Morning (that will change your life)

I’ve been in a bit of a rut lately. I’ve been struggling with an underlying (and overwhelming, if I’m being honest) sense of discontentment. Discontentment doesn’t sit well with my heart. For lack of a better word, discontentment feels icky to me.  Here’s why: I’m healthy (my husband too), our kids are doing well, I … Read more