From Winter to Spring

From Winter to Spring

--------- Part two to my last blog: (Not) Blaming God ---------   I want to encourage someone today: Spring is coming. Even better, Spring ALWAYS comes.   There are ALWAYS four seasons.  It’s the way God created the earth, and it reveals His goodness.  He brings us out of the cold, dead Winter into the cool, [...]

(Not) Blaming God

(Not) Blaming God

Recently God has impressed it on my heart to check my first reaction when something happens that doesn’t go according to my plan. Do I blame Him, or do I praise Him? Whether it’s small, frustrating things that happen in my day-to-day, or huge, horrible things that happen in the world around me, I want [...]

Surrender the Seeds

Surrender the Seeds

On the one year anniversary of my blog, I want to share something God taught me in October that I still think about almost every day... A couple months ago on my birthday weekend, I visited a church I dearly love and used to go to all the time in college called Upper Room (you [...]

The Joy of Thanksgiving

The Joy of Thanksgiving

The Lord has shown me over the last couple of months that THANKSGIVING CONQUERS DISAPPOINTMENT.  While waiting on certain things to come to pass, as I have thanked God in advance for them, old feelings of disappointment or discouragement have just not been able to stick, and I have found myself experiencing more and more [...]

Looking back from 25

Looking back from 25

Today is my birthday (October 21)!  Some people say they hate birthdays, but I absolutely LOVE them and I always will.  Why?  It’s like my own personal New Year!  I choose to look at it as another year of the Lord walking with me and leading me into new territory, another year of growth and [...]