Recently I was looking over my long list of blog post ideas. Most of the time blog post ideas come to me as I am in scripture, as I am in nature or on walks, as I am competing in a race or as I...

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...

If you are in a trial and facing a difficult situation you might consider yourself cursed. Perhaps unlucky. Maybe you think life is completely unfair. But you know what James 1:12 says? "Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been...

I had dinner with a friend the other night and as I was sharing a story she reminded me that God uses everything. The pain. The tears. The heartache. The sickness. The loss. The bad news. The hard day. It's all for something. All of it. Sure enough...

I don't love learning. That might sound strange, but it's not something that comes easy to me. I was so glad to be finished with school and get my degree. The thought was never on my mind to pursue a master's degree and more schooling...