I have read Isaiah 61 over and over this past week and I don't plan on stopping anytime soon as it contains such powerful truths. For purposes of this post, I am just going to reference the latter half of Isaiah 61:3 which says, "He...

Several years ago I had a sudden onset of back pain. Specifically I remember a Sunday in which I was in so much pain I didn't know how I was going to be able to work the next day. Well, it was that very night...

When I reflect of our journey on waiting for babies, I think about the community that we have been surrounded by. So many have sacrificed so much to stand with us, including all those who have spent time in prayer and have gone out of...

I don't love learning. That might sound strange, but it's not something that comes easy to me. I was so glad to be finished with school and get my degree. The thought was never on my mind to pursue a master's degree and more schooling...

Over a year ago I shared Psalm 37:3 and today I wanted to share Psalm 37:4 which says, "Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart." In this verse, David gives the command to "take delight in the Lord." When...

We all have struggles in our life that cause us heartache, pain, grief, sorrow or frustration. It can look different for everyone. Infertility. Cancer. A difficult relationship. Medical problems. Paul, in scripture, also faced difficulty, which was referenced as a "thorn in his flesh." 2 Corinthians...

 So many who face trials use them as an opportunity to blame God, grumble or become impatient. Many think that trials are punishment from God and unfortunately so many decide to give up on their faith altogether. But in John 11, when Lazarus got sick,...

In honor of Valentine's Day tomorrow, I wanted to choose a weekly verse on the topic of love. I feel like 1 John 3:18 is such an important verse to know, which says, "Let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in...

Even though it seems like yesterday, it's been many years since I graduated college. After graduation, I had the honor to attend and be a bridesmaid in wedding after wedding. I remember one year, I had over 40 invitations to showers and weddings. My co-workers...

Every month I get my hopes up that this month will be different. And every month when it's not, it's disappointing. But every month, when I learn that it's not the month, I get to make a decision on how I am going to handle the...