“You’re not having an epidural?? Are you CRAZYY?” I’m not sure how many times I heard that while being pregnant! I wasn’t opposed to getting an epidural, and quite honestly, if it wasn’t for the thought of having a needle inserted into my spine, I may have considered it. However, that’s not how it works … More why I chose a natural childbirth (& reflections on tripp’s birth day)
Happy 2017! Alex has been encouraging me to start blogging again..so hear we go. My vision for 2017 is to encourage other women, wives and mamas for the glory of God. I often find myself searching for other blogs written by Christian wives and mothers to learn from…it is my hope to be an encouragement as … More new year, new vision for the blog
I’ve made my way into Leviticus now as I attempt to read the Old Testament. If you have read through the Old Testament, you know that the law books can be a real struggle to read. I’ll admit that I have had a hard time focusing and staying encouraged…and I’m only on chapter 8! I’m … More Burnt Offerings
It’s been a long time since I’ve posted, but with school being out I finally have some free time….that is until our baby arrives. More on baby in a later post. 🙂 I just finished reading the book of Genesis and this verse just sank deep into my heart. But Joseph said to them; “Don’t … More Joseph
From Exodus 6-11 God promised deliverance to the Israelites through Moses. God calls Moses to go to Pharoah and tell him to let his people go. There is so much we can learn about the character of God in this story. First, God can and will use any type of person to carry out his plans. … More Pharoah, Pharoah, Oh Baby, Let My People Go
It’s been a month since I last posted and tonight I felt the urge to write a blog post. I feel cranky. I feel like I’m longing for something. I feel like there’s something I’m just yearning for and I can’t place my finger on it. My heart is aching for this… My husband and … More hope and grace.
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am … More true love
Alex and I thought we would try out Aldi Food Market together in hopes to save some money on our weekly grocery shopping trip. Let me tell you, I was very apprehensive about doing my grocery shopping here. I’ve heard that you can find big savings, but was always a little nervous on the … More grocery store reflections
We received a Barnes & Noble gift card from a friend for our marriage. We scanned the Christian book section. I grabbed Matt Chandler’s newest book, The Mingling of Souls, off the shelf. It’s in this book where I was introduced to this word. Ahava. Matt Chandler is one of my favorite pastors. His passion for Jesus … More ahava
Marriage. It’s not what I expected. I had this make believe, fairy-tale, everything will be perfect all. the. time. view on marriage. During our engagement, Alex would tell me that in our marriage there would be times where I wouldn’t like him, but I would love him. I could just not fathom the idea that there would … More not what i expected.