The story of Hannah & Samuel has come up in conversation many times recently, which made me want to examine it again. While I read it, so many of the verses speak to me. I love that the word is active and alive and always...

I have said several times already, but 2014 was our worst year yet. It ended on an even worse note when a routine dermatologist appointment turned into something much more serious. We received a call that two spots Colby had removed for a biopsy came...

How many people try to plan out their future? Even if you don't try, you might automatically start thinking about what the next few days, weeks, and months might look like. You plan vacations, you budget your upcoming expenses, you look forward to weddings, you...

I am always so honored when other bloggers and friends are willing to guest post for me. Today, the wonderful Natasha Metzler is sharing a post with us! She is the author of several books and encourages so many over at her blog - writing about...

Four posts later and I'm finally finished with our South America trip! If I hadn't taken thousands of photos this wouldn't have been such a problem! Breaking it up into several different segments has made it much easier, but I don't expect anyone to still...

In Psalm 55:22 which reads, "Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken",  David expresses dismay after the burden he was carrying was too much. I think we can all relate to David at some point in...

Someone sent me this song a few weeks ago and oh my - I could not stop listening. I'm one of those people who can do the same routine every.single.day. Eat the same things. Wake up at the exact same time. Repetition does not bore...

Amazon is one of my favorite websites ever. Seriously, it makes life so much easier, especially when you sign up for a prime account and get free 2-day shipping! It's where we do a large majority of our shopping, so I was all over this...

Today I'm sharing Hebrews 4:16, which says, "Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need." What a beautiful invitation for all Christians. This verse calls us to approach the throne...

It's amazing how often, especially over the last few months, I have heard, been told personally, or read "God won't give you more than you can handle." That is not biblical. That statement is not the truth. While in 1 Corinthians 10:13, God does promise us that...