Category: faith + life

August 16, 2013

no strength left to weep

How do we react towards God when things get tough? When all seems lost. When everything is taken from us? It’s easy – in our culture especially – to compare ourselves to others. To...

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dancing in the rain

I remember when I was little, one of my favorite things to do was to play outside in the rain. The rain is actually one of the things I miss most about Texas. I...

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for when I am weak, then I am strong.

Recovering from surgery has been interesting. I am used to being very active – going on walks, running down to the ocean and back, hiking, doing yoga, weight training. My active lifestyle may, in...

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going home

I couldn’t be happier to say that Mark was released from the hospital last night. He got to go home with his two amazing parents, my sweet sister, Liz, and her husband, David. I...

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He heals the brokenhearted.

This is a story of hope, heart, and healing. My sweet nephew, Mark, just turned two on April 17. He had a Ninja Turtles themed birthday party. I had the privilege of flying home...

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taking God out of the equation

These thoughts are a continuation from my recent post, The Secret. I feel as if I have been reading/watching content that is so related to this idea… Our society has taken God out of the...

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The Secret

I know I’m a little late in the game to The Secret, but I never read the book. And I just watched the movie last night on Netflix. First off, I’ll say that I...

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new every morning

This morning I took a walk down to the look at the ocean, to bask in God’s creation, to contemplate life. The following verse came to mind: “Because of the Lord’s great love, we...

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silence is golden

How annoying is it when someone incessantly talks when you are in a movie theater? I find it terribly frustrating. It’s like, you paid to see this movie and you’re not gonna watch it?...

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Noah

There have been lots of mixed reviews surrounding the film Noah, particularly in the Christian community. Some are outraged at the way the story differs from that of the Bible. Others say that any...