I'm walking in the shadow of your presenceIt's there I find faith over fearIt's there I find hope and promise that You are always there From the beginning You knew meFormed me when I was still in my mothers wombFrom the beginning You knew the plans of my life And even when heartbreak and trauma... Continue Reading →

Faith over fear. It’s kind of been my phrase going into this year, but I had no idea how relevant and essential that would be going into now.  It was something one of my YouTube and fellow blogger friends had posted some things about at the end of last year.  And the phrase stuck.  ... Continue Reading →

Heartbeat stills Tears creep in my eyes So much loss So much destruction You are a city near my heart A city where I learned to be brave Where I began this chapter of my life in a week trip To see places I went Places I sat Places where people I know poured their... Continue Reading →

"Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong. And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. May you experience the... Continue Reading →

Sometimes emotions just hit. I can be doing great and then "bam!" out of nowhere depression can hit. Last night and today are one of those times. I do struggle with seasonal depression, but the sun is out...and that usually helps. And yes it is hecka cold here in the midwest today, but the sun... Continue Reading →

Some thoughts to my single friends I've been pondering again this year as we approach Valentine's Day. I think it was a couple of years ago that my attitude with that day switched. I went from bitter and wanting to forget the day even existed to full on embracing all that it could possibly be.... Continue Reading →

Sometimes life is like standing on a dock out in the water. I stood on a dock in a place I often go to talk to God. I’ve been struggling with feeling like I am hearing Him speak, and struggling with feeling Him close to me like I used to. I was standing there just... Continue Reading →

I know I’ve been told that we live in a noisy world.  We live in a world with distractions, and noise, and commotions, and chaos all around.  We have things to easily distract us.  And sometimes that seems safer than the silence.  So I crank up my music and pack my days with people just... Continue Reading →

'My dear children, I am writing this to you so that you will not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate who pleads our case before the Father. He is Jesus Christ, the one who is truly righteous. ' 1 John 2:1 NLT 'That is why he is the one who mediates... Continue Reading →

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