The Wonder in the Wild 10.18.17

“Listen to this, Job; stop and consider God’s wonders. Do you know how God controls the clouds and makes his lightning flash? Do you know how the clouds hang poised, those wonders of him who has perfect knowledge?” Job 37:14-16 Growing up around the Ozark hills and lakes of the Midwest, I’ve always been biased towards the natural beauty most common to […]

10 Crazy Things Dog Moms Do

When it comes to having a fur-child, dog moms can be a little over-the-top. And between the baby talking and grooming techniques that must not be mentioned in this article, I should know as well as anyone. These puppies of ours are basically like human children… only dog-shaped and capable of being put in a crate without it […]

Anointed Anniversaries 10.9.17

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 When Ben and my 5-year Anniversary rolled around this past Friday, it gave me an opportunity to reflect. I thought back on all the wonderful memories we’ve made and the journeys we’ve been on. But I also […]

Seeking Solitude 10.2.17

“In repentance and rest is your salvation, in solitude and trust is your strength.” Isaiah 30:15 Have you ever stopped to think about how little silence there is in our lives? Almost every second is filled with some form of sound. Even when we find ourselves secluded from society to “get away,” you would likely still be able […]

Wire Pumpkin DIY for Fall Decor

It wouldn’t be Fall without a couple solid DIY projects, right?! That’s what I was thinking! Luckily, I’ve got the easiest and most inexpensive craft for you today: wire pumpkins! These cute squash impersonators require only two supplies and about 5-10 minutes to complete. Supplies 16 Gauge Wire (or higher, depending on your desired pumpkin size) […]

Opressed and Blessed 9.22.17

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”  Matthew 5:3 Jesus taught that the world seen from God’s viewpoint is tilted in favor of the oppressed. This teaching emerges in the Sermon on the Mount and other statements of Jesus: “the first will be last” (Matt. 19:30; Mark 10:31; Luke 13:30), […]

Fragile 9.15.17

“The years of our life are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty; yet their span is but toil and trouble; they are soon gone, and we fly away. Who considers the power of your anger, and your wrath according to the fear of you? So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart […]