Fighting the Battle Together

Sometimes it feels like life is a battlefield. We’re all fighting different wars, but as a Christian, I believe the wars waging against us are strong. We are constantly fighting attacks from the idols that can so quickly take over our lives—whether it’s status, money, approval or a myriad of other temptations. I’m new to […]

A Woman of Faith Hope and Love

As many of you know, my mom passed away on December 30 after a 4 year long battle with Inflammatory Breast Cancer. I was able to spend the week before Christmas with her, which I wrote about here.  ♥ ♥ ♥ First of all, I have to say that I am so amazed at the outpouring of […]


A few weeks ago after Thursday night supper, a group of friends sat in our living room. While discussing upcoming birthdays, one of the guys looked at me, face lit up, and enthusiastically asked if I always have really awesome new years resolutions, because my birthday is on New Years Eve. Apparently the fact that […]


I’ve been reading a lot about Advent lately. It makes sense; we are smack dab in the middle of this season. A season of “expectant waiting.” Did you know that’s what advent is about? I didn’t. Not until I read blog after blog from people who are celebrating this season, who are expectantly waiting for […]

What do you Treasure?

Yesterday I talked about idolatry, and shared some questions to help you figure out where you find your security. As I answered those questions, I was honestly surprised at my answers. And then I read this in my daily devotional: Whatever dominates your conversation is what you treasure. What others know you for is a […]

What do you Worship?

  I’ve spent a lot of time in the Old Testament this year, and anyone who has done that knows that it is chock full of idolatry. And not always the “whittle a little wooden God and bow down to it” picture of idolatry that I heard about growing up. We’re talking “stop whoring yourself […]

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