I hope you have had a good March so far! After lots of traveling I was glad to spend the last half of the month at home. And now, it's already April on Monday? What in the world, right? I pulled together a recap of the...

Has anyone ever treated you poorly? Perhaps someone said some very rude comments to you? I know, it's a silly question, right? Because the answer for all of us will be a definite yes. All of us have dealt with unkind and mean-spirited people. Which...

Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend! Today I want to continue in Romans 5 by sharing verses 6-8. Romans 5:6-8 says "For when the time was right, the Anointed One came and died to demonstrate his love for sinners who were entirely helpless,...

This past Sunday I competed in my 12th triathlon. It was my first one this year and in fact it was my first one since March of 2018. It's the same race I have done every year and it has become our family tradition as...

Today, March 21st, marks 5 years since we said goodbye to the sweetest, cutest, most fun, and lovable two year old nephew of ours. Five years ago on this day, which is also my brother and sister-in-laws anniversary, they had to say goodbye to their firstborn son. The...

If you aren't familiar, the "two week wait" is a phrase used by those trying to conceive. The two week wait is the two weeks in between when conception can occur and when a woman finds out if she is pregnant or not. While the two weeks...

I love Romans 5:3-4 but I really love Romans 5:5. In the Passion translation it says, "And this hope is not a disappointing fantasy, because we can now experience the endless love of God cascading into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who lives in us!" Several...

If someone were to ask you if you were spiritually mature, what would your answer be? 1 Corinthians 3:1-4, along with several other passages below, address the topic of spiritual maturity and wow! I keep reminding myself that the truth stings and sometimes hurts, but...

Colby and I got back last night from a week in Colorado. Heading to Beaver Creek has become on annual tradition for us and this trip was our 5th annual trip in a row to go. We usually go during President's day in February, but...

I am continuing my series in Romans with Romans 5:4 today. Romans 5:4 says, "And patient endurance will refine our character, and proven character leads us back to hope." If you didn't read the prior posts I encourage you to do so before moving forward, especially verse...