Faith and Gardening

Last year we planted a garden for the first time. This year we almost doubled it in size. We are growing broccoli, tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans, sugar snap peas, corn, zucchini, yellow squash, jalapeno peppers, did I mention tomatoes :), and sunflowers for our kiddo. We planted marigolds around the entire thing to keep out the rabbits and squirrels. In May, when it … [Read more...]

Prayer for a Wounded Nation

Dear Heavenly Father, Creator of the earth and the sky and all that is in them, We come to you humbly, acknowledging to You and reminding ourselves that the Most High God rules in the kingdom of men. This means all attempts of mankind to usurp Your authority will result in devastation on this earth. Every. Single. Time. We can see with our own eyes some of the … [Read more...]

Nothing is a Surprise to God

I have to admit that there are days I would like to live…alone. Okay, not necessarily by myself, but I’d like to take my husband and my son, run away, and live somewhere where society and culture cannot influence us. Living in America today can be pretty frightening. People are selfish, narcissistic, mean, unconcerned. Sin-full. What is a Christian to do? Tuesday was … [Read more...]

What It Means To See

What it Means to See

One of my favorite truths about God is that He sees me. He sees everything about me, even the darkness of sin that I struggle with, and yet He cares for me enough to die for me, conquer death in His resurrection, and free me from being enslaved to sin. He cleaned me with grace and now I am presented to Him in Christ's righteousness. What an honor! How this lowly person can … [Read more...]

2 Overlooked Truths That Will Change Your Life Today

I scoured the pantry for the chocolate chips, my go-to stash when there's no other chocolate in the house. The search wasn't quite frantic, but it was certainly urgent as I sought what my appetite craved. When I finally conceded to myself that the hunt was in vain, I'm pretty sure my shoulders slumped a little. I wasn't going to get my fix. Not this time. As I … [Read more...]