Stars and Distractions: 3 Ways to Let Your Light Shine

Stars and Distractions: 3 Ways to Let Your Light Shine "For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light..." Ephesians 5:8 The stars are always present. They are there, 24/7. In day, we cannot see them. It is not their time. But at night, they are light to those stuck in the darkness. The biggest shame is when their light is … [Read more...]

Five Things I Wish I’d Done Before Getting Engaged

Five Things I Wish I’d Done Before Getting Engaged I’m twenty-two, and I’m engaged to a man I have only known for six months. Some of you reading this might call me crazy – and I don’t know if I could bring myself to argue with you. But, when I sit back and look at how I’ve changed and grown in my relatively short time since meeting and falling in love with Justin, it’s hard … [Read more...]

Keep Planting Seeds for Christ

This week is guest week on the blog!  We're finalizing Kharis' adoption this week, so I asked a few friends to share with you while I'm celebrating!  I pray that you're as blessed by them as I am!  Do you ever feel like you aren't making a difference for Christ?Are the seeds you are planting taking root?Maybe you have been praying for a friend or family member to … [Read more...]

God Made You Special!

This week is guest week on the blog!  We're finalizing Kharis' adoption this week, so I asked a few friends to share with you while I'm celebrating!  I pray that you're as blessed by them as I am!  At any given time in our home, you will probably find our girls wearing clothes that, in society’s opinion, don’t match. Our oldest daughter likes long socks and pulls … [Read more...]

Family Traits

This week is guest week on the blog!  We're finalizing Kharis' adoption this week, so I asked a few friends to share with you while I'm celebrating!  I pray that you're as blessed by them as I am!  Our children are created in our image, with similar physical features, and often with similar personality traits. It's remarkable to look at family members and … [Read more...]