I have been listening to "Desert Song" a lot lately! I love all the lyrics, especially, "In every season, You are still God." According to 1 Peter, in order for God to strengthen us and purify our hearts for Him, He puts us through trials....

I've really enjoyed listening to the song "My Hope is in You" by Aaron Shust. Our hope is in Him and it won't be shaken by this trial. He gives us the peace that passes all understanding. This song captures it all. Check out the lyrics and...

Waiting takes patience. I often don't identify myself as a patient person, but know that patience is just one of the many things God wants me to learn during this trial. I know I will need much more patience when we do have kids, and...

In my post over Matthew, I said I was going to try to stay away of the "going through trials" themes, yet I keep coming across awesome books and sermons and they speak directly to my heart.I recently listened to a 3 sermon series over...

I recently listened to a 4 sermon series from Austin Stone church. The series was about the sovereignty of God over suffering and evil based off of Genesis 37-39,50 and Joseph's trials throughout those chapters. I highly recommend the series as all 4 sermons were...

When I have my quiet times and journal I start out with praises. On this journey and blog I feel as though I've been asking for so many things, instead of praising God for what I already have. It makes me think of a parent...

We all have times that we are in a waiting room, figuratively or literally. Lately, for us, it seems as though it has been both. A series recently done by Holly Furtick at Elevation Church called Waiting Room really hit home for me. The scripture...

I've been hearing this song a lot, "Before the Morning" by Josh Wilson, but hadn't payed attention to the lyrics until this morning. Just listened to a documentary about the song that was really powerful. "If we can trust God with our eternity, we've gotta trust...

Perspectives The sermon this past weekend at Lifechurch was called Perspectives. We rushed home after church at Northwest bible because I had a feeling it would be good. And of course, it was!The sermon was from the book of Philippians, which is a letter written...

This is another devotional from the book given to me called "Jesus Calling". I could post one of these everyday because they are so dang good!      Thank me in the midst of the crucible. When things seem all wrong, look for growth opportunities. Especially, look for areas...