The forecast was bleak and I was pretty worried about the rain. To mentally prepare I came up with a slogan I would live (or die) by: Just keep running. No matter how hard the rain fell, no matter how much pain I felt, I would just keep running (like Dory). Thankfully the rain held […]
I’ve heard it said and it’s really true. Easter often gets a back seat to Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas and the weeks of pageantry that proceed it. But shouldn’t Easter get as much, or even more attention than Christmas? I mean if Jesus is still dead in a tomb, we would […]
In Psalm 17 David prays for God to deliver him from his enemies, “those men of the world whose portion is in this life.” These “men” have treasure filled wombs, are satisfied with children, and leave their abundance to their kids. They are satisfied with the here and now, and build their hopes and dreams […]
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O LORD, you have brought up my soul from Sheol; you restored me to life from among those who go down to the pit. Sing praises to the LORD, O you his saints, and give thanks to his holy name. Psalms 30:3-4 Have you ever mumbled through Sunday worship because, well, you just weren’t feeling it?
Last night my friend Olivia Smee (who is 8!) shared how she used her art skills to raise over $700 to support adoptions at the Hope the Binds banquet. Read her words and be inspired! Hello! My name is Olivia Smee and I am the founder of Lovely Liv’s Cards. Lovely Liv’s Cards are handmade Christmas […]
12 “If I were hungry, I would not tell you, for the world and its fullness are mine. 13 Do I eat the flesh of bulls or drink the blood of goats? 14 Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving, and perform your vows to the Most High, 15 and call upon me in the day of trouble; I […]
In my last post, I explored the 3-seasons of love that proceed marriage. If you find yourself in the season of looking (meaning you have prepared yourself and are ready for marriage), here are 8-principles for looking well: 1. Look past their charm and see their character. Proverbs says, “Charm is deceitful, and beauty is […]
As a culture, we often view dating as an end to itself, rather than the process by which we find a husband or wife. Because of this, the “who is your girlfriend” question usually begins in preschool, and only increases through grade school, middle school, and high school. By the time a young person is […]
Desire. I have wanted to run a 1/2 marathon for years now, but it wasn’t until my casual want turned into a desire, that I started running 3-4 times weekly. New pursuits that last are built on strong foundations of desire.