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...

Romans 5:3 Romans 5:3-5 is one of my all time favorite passages. In fact, I have shared it on here before, but it's too good not to share again. Today I am going to focus on Romans 5:3 which says, "But that’s not all! Even in...

Recently I was looking over my long list of blog post ideas and Rooted in Truth stood out to me. I might have shared this before but most of the time blog post ideas come to me as I am in scripture, as I am...

On our recent trip to Northern California, Lake Tahoe and Yosemite we hiked and hiked some more. Some of the hikes we did were quite strenuous covering many miles with lots of elevation climb. I am someone who loves to talk to anyone and everyone. No...

The past 6 years for us have been one step of faith after the other as we have believed for conception, pregnancy and babies. Some days, the steps of faith seem like bigger things, like painting our nursery. But other days, the faith is as...

Have you ever thought about who from the Bible you want to meet when you enter into heaven? I have a long list, but one of those people is Paul. I love Paul. Why? Because he faced unimaginable circumstances, yet his attitude throughout all his...

Yesterday wasn't the best day. Actually, let me take it back to Wednesday night. But before I share about Wednesday night, let me first remind you of something. Colby and I have been believing for babies for just under 6 years. 6 years of praying and...

I know, the title of this post probably doesn't sound like the most cheery post for the holiday season. But it's a post that I have wanted to write for quite a while now. Over the past few years, I have written on similar topics: it's...