“A Thrill of Hope”

I woke up with deep sadness in my bones this morning.  Feeling the weight of the world on my shoulders and missing loved ones gone far too soon for my liking.  Have you ever felt this way?  I'm sure you have and for lots of us, this time of year is most tender as memories... Continue Reading →

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Awaken – Book Review

Awaken is a 90 day devotional written by New York Times best-selling author Priscilla Shirer.  Although Shirer has written multiple best-selling books, this is her first devotional book and it does not disappoint.  If you are looking for a "meaty" devotional, one that will take you deep and straight to the feet of Jesus, then... Continue Reading →

A Moment to Breathe- Book Review

A Moment to Breathe is a 365 day devotional written by a plethora of different women who are writers, bloggers and contributors all from the (in)courage community including some of  my favorite authors such as Lisa Jo Baker, Amber Haines, and Holley Gerth.  This devotional is a collection of stories, a place where you can... Continue Reading →

And so it begins…

I've been awake since 3:45am; awoken from a dead sleep.  A bad dream, a nightmare caused my eyes to fling right open and my stomach to do flip-flops.  I prayed for a while and then got on up because I know that often times my sweetest, most tender moments with my God are in the... Continue Reading →

Advent Resources

We have officially entered my favorite time of year.  Our bellies and hearts are full as we gathered our people, shared a Thanksgiving meal together, and slowed ourselves to truly reflect on all that we are thankful for.  Right on the heels of Thanksgiving, comes Advent which has grown to be one of my favorite... Continue Reading →

Come to the Table

This past weekend my parents hosted the first ever "Come to the Table" event out on our family's land.  My dad inherited a little over 60 acres of land right outside the city limits of the little town that I grew up in.  This land has actually been in our family since the early 1900s.... Continue Reading →

The “S” word

The "s" word.  It contains only three letters but holds so much power and impact.  Yes, I am talking about SEX and yes, I just said typed the word sex.  This is something that has been swirling around in my mind for a while now and I think it's a topic "we," specifically the church... Continue Reading →

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