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 →

Dear sweet sister. I get it. I’ve been there. It’s so easy to get sucked into the frenzy of boy craziness and just assume that is normal and what is expected. You feel that longing in your heart to feel loved and accepted by a guy. And you feel the desire to have something to... Continue Reading →

Happy Valentine's Day! Whether you are single, in a relationship, married, or wherever today finds you, I want to share some encouragement for today. Wherever you are in life you can know for sure one thing. That there is a God who created you, knew you before your were ever born, and loves you! As... Continue Reading →

I found my self in this place. This unexpected place of being content in God and in awe of Him and all He has brought me through. And yet, I find myself in moments to be still so discontent. But yet, content. It's a position that I have found hard to explain Hard to articulate... Continue Reading →

How do you respond when your plans get changed? Does it throw you or are you able to take a breathe, trust it to God, and go with it? Maybe you're somewhere in the middle. Trusting God to direct our paths is difficult. I love when I read this chapter in Proverbs and I can... Continue Reading →

Season of Change

As we transition from winter into spring I find myself realizing the season of change in my life and in the lives around me. While my heart rejoices in the return of spring. The beautiful flowers, warm sun, warmer days, and even the rain. Sometimes my heart isn't as joyful for the changes of seasons... Continue Reading →

A Simple Question

I would never have imagined how a homeless man’s question would help me realize an exciting fact in my life that would ultimately help me deepen my faith in Christ.  It all started a couple weeks ago when God put a homeless man in my path to ask me a somewhat strange, but transforming question. ... Continue Reading →

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