We often don't know what God is doing in our lives. Often times I feel like I know exactly what He is doing and then just like that He totally switches up everything. It takes me by complete surprise, but it doesn't surprise Him. Not one bit. Why? Well, because He planned it that way. [...]

As we live our lives as Christian women, I truly believe that expectations can be something that steals much of our joy. When I look back in my marriage, it's easy to see when expectations have turned into disappointments. So many times Karl and I argued because my expectations for him that didn't match his [...]

Waiting has never been something that has come easily for me or probably anyone else. But our God calls us to wait just like He called His people to wait throughout the Old Testament. Flash forward 2,000 years and our Messiah, Jesus has come and so now what? We wait. We humbly wait for the [...]

Let's start with the definition of the word praise, that seems like a good place to start. Praise is the commendation bestowed on a person for his personal virtues or worthy actions. To see examples of this we simply have to look to the scriptures. Deuteronomy 10:21 describes this perfectly, "Praise Him--He is your God, [...]

Hello everyone!  For those who know me personally you know the craziness of the past two weeks, but for those who don't know the story yet stick around! It's quite thrilling... The story begins on October 29th. We left church early to watch my mom run a half marathon, I think her eighth marathon actually. She [...]

Sitting by this lake I am in awe of the majesty and wonder of our God. His beauty and gentle care are so evident through the sunset and all nature around me. Thinking about all my worries and stresses; they all seem incredibly trivial. I relish these moments when I am able to fully and [...]