Lately I have realized how uncomfortable it makes other people when they ask “How are you doing” and I respond with a response like “not good”. Most of us probably expect when we ask or answer that question, the only response will be "I am...

Colby and I got back last week from a 5 day date to Beaver Creek/Vail! We were so graciously given an opportunity to stay for free in a fancy ski-in/ski-out condo and we immediately said yes. Only by the Lord's favor did this trip happen! There...

The Proverbs 31 woman is one who many Christian ladies strive to be like. There are books named after this proverb, ministries, and it's the go-to chapter for girls before getting engaged or married. The 31st chapter details what it looks like to be a...

The story of Hannah & Samuel has come up in conversation many times recently, which made me want to examine it again. While I read it, so many of the verses speak to me. I love that the word is active and alive and always...

I have said several times already, but 2014 was our worst year yet. It ended on an even worse note when a routine dermatologist appointment turned into something much more serious. We received a call that two spots Colby had removed for a biopsy came...

How many people try to plan out their future? Even if you don't try, you might automatically start thinking about what the next few days, weeks, and months might look like. You plan vacations, you budget your upcoming expenses, you look forward to weddings, you...

I am always so honored when other bloggers and friends are willing to guest post for me. Today, the wonderful Natasha Metzler is sharing a post with us! She is the author of several books and encourages so many over at her blog - writing about...

Four posts later and I'm finally finished with our South America trip! If I hadn't taken thousands of photos this wouldn't have been such a problem! Breaking it up into several different segments has made it much easier, but I don't expect anyone to still...

In Psalm 55:22 which reads, "Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken",  David expresses dismay after the burden he was carrying was too much. I think we can all relate to David at some point in...

Someone sent me this song a few weeks ago and oh my - I could not stop listening. I'm one of those people who can do the same routine every.single.day. Eat the same things. Wake up at the exact same time. Repetition does not bore...