Thank You, Father

Thank you, Father for the pain that penetrates my heart, for it reminds me of Your suff'ring, of the cross, planned from the start. Before the earth was formed, You knew all from beginning to the endand cast me not from Your presence, but instead called me a friend. In spite of my unrighteousness, You … Continue reading Thank You, Father

Thoughts on Marriage: Christ First

The biggest takeaways from my 9 years of marriage have been monumental in strengthening my relationship with God and my husband, but none quite so much as the lesson that came in year 2. We had just moved to North Carolina where my husband was stationed at Camp Lejeune, as an 0811, field artillery cannoneer. … Continue reading Thoughts on Marriage: Christ First

Drawn to Christ and His Word

I grew up in and around the Church. As a young child, I was taught the books of the Bible, I knew about God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. I was aware of "spiritual vocabulary"; words like sin, sacrifice, faith, Calvary (not cavalry- it's a pet peeve of mine when those two words are confused.) … Continue reading Drawn to Christ and His Word

Looking to Upgrade

Okay, God. I'm broken, I'm unsettled, and I'm just plain tired; I cannot do this anymore. (I always find myself saying "anymore"... Which only means that I've once again tried to take the reins into my own hands...) So I kept praying about the heaviness of my efforts and the "stuck" feeling I had about … Continue reading Looking to Upgrade