Years ago, I went on a missions trip with my youth group to Europe. We visited missionaries in the Czech Republic and Austria. It was an adventure that changed the course of my life. It was my first trip outside the United States, and my first time flying. I worried for weeks leading up to... Continue Reading →
There is no doubt in my mind that I will one day walk on a street of gold. One day, a hand that was once nail-driven to a wooden cross will reach out to me, and lead me Home. I will see my Savior face to face, and I will enjoy eternity in Heaven with... Continue Reading →
Sitting on my couch, I watched the setting sun cast it's long shadows across my living room wall. The silence in the house was so loud, it deafened me. Yes, you read that right. I said the silence was deafening. I come from a large, loud family. Even when we didn't have friends over, our... Continue Reading →
I have wondered if this was the moment He began to carry the weight of sin for the entire world! How did Jesus respond to anxiety? He prayed, and He continued on with His task.
No longer were my days filled with fear over my parents "impending divorce". Our family's days now revolved around the changes we were making for God.
Tugging my mother's sleeve, I whispered, "what are those people doing?" I pointed to the many weeping adults who were flooding the isle, making their way to the alter. "They heard God's voice. He wants them to come and talk with Him". I pondered that a few minutes. How did they hear God's voice? Did... Continue Reading →
When I first met Gabe, one of the first things I noticed about him were his broad, strong shoulders. Back in those days (that I fondly call our "thin and trim years"), my husband loved to go to the gym. Even now, when he grabs me to pull me into his arms for a hug,... Continue Reading →