Looking Beyond Your Pain

Why do those who are experiencing a life of pain and heartbreak still live for God? What’s the point of serving a God who allows us to struggle through so many hardships as we go through this life? As Believers, the foundation of our Christianity should be based on faith in a divine, all-powerful, all-knowing … Continue reading Looking Beyond Your Pain

Working Hard to Be Still

Each Wednesday, I feel a burden lift off me, at least for a day or two, as I feel like I’ve completed one of my ministry assignments after a blog is posted. Some weeks people will reach out and comment specifically on something I’ve written, and how it encouraged them, and other weeks it will … Continue reading Working Hard to Be Still

When Prayers Go Unanswered

We just hit the 6-month mark since Kennedi’s injury. She has been making amazing progress and her doctor and physical therapists say she’s right on track with her recovery. And then… an errant serve during Volleyball practice hit her in the back of her knee. Just a few hours earlier, she had been interviewed by … Continue reading When Prayers Go Unanswered

Even the Little Things

We had been car shopping, and a dealer was nice enough to let us test drive an SUV for the weekend. I cheerily chatted with our sales guy while waiting for the truck to get ready and learned a bit about him. He was an alumnus of the school where my husband worked, and they … Continue reading Even the Little Things

Throwing My Plans Out the Window

Less than 2 weeks after Kennedi’s injury, we prepared to travel to Greensboro, North Carolina for the USA Track and Field (USATF) Junior Olympics. Our youngest daughter Kassadi qualified in the high jump, along with her 4x100 relay team. I had really been anticipating the girls competing on the big stage all season, but especially … Continue reading Throwing My Plans Out the Window