How God Strengthens Us

How God Strengthens Us

Have you ever been in a season of waiting? Maybe it was waiting for something to begin: waiting for a pregnancy, waiting for husband, waiting for a job. Maybe it was waiting for something to end: waiting for sickness to be over, waiting for the anxiety to subside,...
What Happened to the Love?

What Happened to the Love?

  I think we can all agree that this past year has been polarizing. We have all probably said something at one point or another that we never thought we would actually say out loud. We have typed and erased and typed and erased and typed once again comments that we...
This is Us.

This is Us.

As a young married couple trying to save for our first home, future family, and a fancy dinner every now and then, Austin and I seek to cut costs of everything we can. I cook for us 9/10 nights, he gave up his love for water bottles and switched to tap, and we trade...
Can I Ever Be Healed of This Sorrow?

Can I Ever Be Healed of This Sorrow?

She lost her parents in a car accident. Her husband left her for someone else.  She held her grandfather’s hand as his breath slipped away. The diagnosis was definite: stage four brain cancer. She would outlive her five-year-old son.  The phone rang with the...
It’s God’s Testimony–Not Mine

It’s God’s Testimony–Not Mine

I grew up in a really “Christian” environment. I asked Jesus into my heart when I was five years old. I went to a private Christian school where my favorite class was Bible. I took part in every church activity. I loved Sunday mornings. At a distance, the...
The Basis of Grace: Reading through Romans Week 2

The Basis of Grace: Reading through Romans Week 2

It is 2003, and my ten year old husband and his little brother had a school bus to run. There was only one thing that kept the two from enjoying school to its fullest extent: their lunch money wouldn’t afford them a daily cinnamon bun. There was no room in the...