What Are You Magnifying?

For your Maker is your husband - the LORD Almighty is his name - the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer; he is called the God of all the earth.  Isaiah 54:5 NIV Good morning! What are you magnifying in your life?  You know...that thing you can't stop thinking about. We can magnify the... Continue Reading →

Summer Here We Come!

Good morning! Time, routine, schedules.  All words that have been floating around in the mind of every mother whose child/children are about to be out of school for the summer.  The "normal" routine of life is about to drastically change gears as school comes to an end and summer begins. What do some of your... Continue Reading →

Motivation Monday

Good morning! When the going gets tough, the tough get going.  I love that saying.  When your going gets tough, what gets you going?  We all need motivation and encouragement along the way because some days the struggle is real. So let's share some of our favorite quotes, scriptures, songs, etc. to encourage one another!... Continue Reading →

The Power of Our Thoughts

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-think about such things.  Philippians 4:8 NIV Good morning! What is the first thing you think about when you wake up in the morning?  Today you might have immediately rolled over... Continue Reading →

Real Genuine True Rest

Good morning! Submission.  That can be such a scary word.  It is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as the condition of being submissive (submitting to others), humble, or compliant.  When I think of submission I think of letting something go. Letting go of control Letting go of anxiety Letting go of sadness Letting go of anxiousness Letting... Continue Reading →

Finding Joy in the Little Things

Good morning! Finding joy in the little things...When I look at the smile on this boys face as he sips full strength juice it makes my heart smile.  As I sat on my bench watching him I began to think about all the things we already have, all that Jesus has already done, to bring... Continue Reading →

When Life Runs Crazy

You hem me in-behind and before; you have laid your hand upon me.  Psalm 139:5 NIV Good morning! Sometimes our days can run out of control.  We catch ourselves coming and going and backtracking and unsure of how we are going to get to where we are headed.  Let's be honest, sometimes we can even... Continue Reading →

Fullness of Joy

Good morning! You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.  Psalm 16:11 So often we chase after joy.  We chase "things" we believe will make us happy and bring us joy.  But as King David so wisely penned...in His... Continue Reading →

Rest Assured

Good morning! All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.  Psalm 139:16 It is so easy to become anxious on our journey... to want so badly to run ahead of where we are.  We want to Run further from our pain Run into a better... Continue Reading →

You Are Loved

We love because he first loved us.  1 John 4:19 Happy Valentine's Morning! This day can be extremely special for some but it can also be extremely hard for others.  But instead of focusing on the love of our earthly relationships, the love we share with others, I want to focus on the One who... Continue Reading →

A Time of Reflection

Good afternoon! I wrote this post a year ago...and this Colorado morning feels much like that morning did.  Cold, foggy, snow covering most everything still and I remember sitting by the window, coffee in hand, reflecting.  This was such a good reminder for me...that slow progress is lasting progress and all progress is worthy of... Continue Reading →

A Confidence That Lasts

As I was on my way to work this morning I was thinking about confidence... a confidence that lasts.  It is so easy to have confidence when things are good, when they are going our way and all seems well.  But how do we get the confidence that lasts... the kind that is there when... Continue Reading →

Finding Confidence

Good morning! Confidence.  I used to define confidence as "trusting in my abilities".  Since I was a young child I grew up believing I could do anything I set my mind to.  I grew up roping and competing at rodeos starting at a young age.  The harder I worked at it, the better I got... Continue Reading →

A New Kind of Confidence

Good morning! I have been doing lots of thinking lately...thinking about all the time, energy and joy that doubt has stolen from me.  I have come to realize that doubt is actually the opposite of confidence.  When we doubt our identity, our abilities, our gifts, our goals, our call from God or whatever it might... Continue Reading →

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