I had dinner with a friend the other night and as I was sharing a story she reminded me that God uses everything. The pain. The tears. The heartache. The sickness. The loss. The bad news. The hard day. It's all for something. All of it. Sure enough...

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...

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...

"Jesus did not come to explain away suffering or remove it. He came to fill it with his presence." Paul Claudel Suffering is a topic that is near to my heart and one that I have not only addressed many times on this blog, but one that...

Colby and I recently did a fast with our church. There were many things we gave up, but a few included caffeine, nightly plans, tv and internet. For someone who has a pretty set routine with what they eat, drink and how they spend their...

We have probably all come across parents who don't discipline their children. It's not my place to judge these situations, because clearly I have no room to say anything, but hopefully you know what I am talking about. Whether it's those families you know personally or...

Why? Why do bad things happen to good people? Why is there evil in this world? Why am I going through infertility? Why did my nephew pass away? Why,Why, why, why? How many times and how often have you asked that question? Do you realize it...

Today Elisha from Waiting for Baby Bird is sharing an encouraging post about finding peace in the middle of the storms. Elisha too has been so generous with sharing on this blog when we are away. Her friendship has meant a lot to me and...