Rest is something that keeps coming up and something that I really feel like the Lord is speaking over me this year. Not physical rest, even though that is important, but God desires for his children to rest spiritually. Why is rest so important? Resting in...

Several years ago, Colby and I took a trip to Arizona. We spent time in Phoenix before heading towards the Grand Canyon. Due to forest fires in the area, we had to forego our plans to make a stop in Sedona. I am not sure...

In the second letter of Thessalonians, Paul starts off his letter to the church with thanksgiving and prayer, and in 2 Thessalonians 1:4 he writes, "We’re so proud of you; you’re so steady and determined in your faith despite all the hard times that have come...

Happy 2017! I hope you had a great time ringing in the New Year. I love reading verses about the NEW that the Lord is doing. One of my favorites is Isaiah 43:18-19, but read how powerful Revelation 21:5 is, which says, "The one sitting on...

It's very evident in this day and age that you can access information anywhere. If you are a Christian, your time might be spent attending various bible studies, listening to podcasts, following bloggers, reading articles that pop up on facebook or engaging in conversations with...

Wouldn't life be so much easier if we could plan out everything? This might not be such a tempting theory for spontaneous people, but for those who tend to be type A, like me, it sounds glorious, does it not? Ecclesiastes 11:5 says, "Just as you cannot...

Reading the Psalms will never get old. When I came across Psalm 62:8 yesterday it really spoke to me. Clearly I had already read it at some point because it was already underlined in my bible. The Passion Translation reads, "Join me, everyone! Trust only in...

What better way to start off the Thanksgiving week with a verse on being thankful? This was my favorite verse when I was younger and I am not sure how I have managed to share 164 verses without sharing this one. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 says, "Be joyful...

I attended a conference at our church this past weekend and Sheila Walsh was the speaker. She started by acknowledging the hard week our country was having and shared this verse which I thought was so powerful. Isaiah 8:11-13 says, "Indeed this is what the Lord...

I like halloween, a lot. I love seeing the little kids all dressed up and on occasion I like dressing up myself. However, over the years, I have also realized what a dark day it can be. As Colby and I go on runs or walks...