Have you noticed the increased popularity of #Blessed across social media platforms? Got a new car? #Blessed. Family vacation? #Blessed. Pumpkin spiced anything? #Blessed. Celebrities have joined the bandwagon, too. I won't mention any names. I'm sure you've seen them. Of course, Christians use the word as well. We pray for God to bless our… Continue reading What’s the Deal with #Blessed?
In honor of National Dog Day! Americans love their dogs. Over 54 million US households have a dog. Scott and I had the joy of dogsitting our "granddog" for several weeks this summer. As you can see from the picture, Alayna is a gorgeous German shepherd/huskie mix. We were helping out our oldest son, Kevin… Continue reading My Dog Days of Summer: 8 Spiritual Lessons Dogs Teach Us
My husband Scott and I recently had the privilege of vacationing at the Big Island of Hawaii. We hiked to breathtaking waterfalls, inside a volcano, and to one of only four green sand beaches in the world. We ate tasty Hawaiian food and watched the sunset while swimming in the cerulean ocean. But as beautiful… Continue reading How Far Would You Carry The Cross?
Sometimes smart people do dumb things, wise people do foolish things, and even the godly do ungodly things. Regardless of how we mess up, we share one thing in common: we all make mistakes. The Bible says “all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23) Often we view this statement… Continue reading How to Get Back on Track After You’ve Messed Up