Available Power

"Gas pumps have 3 grades of fuel available. The higher the grade, the more power can be experienced. Yet people go with the low grade, not willing to pay the price for the higher fuel. The power is available if you're willing to pay the price." (-An illustration used by J. Harold Smith) I despise [...]

Without a Titus

"...our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears. Nevertheless God, that comforteth those that are cast down, comforted us by the coming of Titus;..." 2 Corinthians 7:5-6 I have this verse underlined in my Bible because at one time the words, "our flesh had no [...]

Overwhelmed

For all my "focusing" I did last year, I feel so unfocused as this new year looms. And if I'm being honest, I'm overwhelmed. Overwhelmed with all the things I know need to change this year. Overwhelmed with all the things that need to be done. Overwhelmed with my family, our church, our country, our [...]

The blessing of being broken

There was a song that my siblings and I would listen to growing up called God Uses Broken Things. The chorus went like so:Broken thingsBroken thingsGod has a purpose for broken thingsBroken thingsBroken thingsGod uses broken things.It had a catchy little melody and we enjoyed singing along to it. But we never really understood the words. I [...]

Kitchen Table Moments

When I got married, (at the ripe old age of 18 😱) I had never worked a public job. For that first year, I'd just go to work with James and ride out on deliveries with him during the day and at night we'd work on our house. Carefree, no worries. I only started working [...]

Mended Again

Once again, God has used my children to speak to me. And once again, it's about broken things. And once again, I'm just going to share my heart openly with you. I used my daughter's curtains for a wedding last weekend and we just got them out of the car yesterday. She brought them to [...]

Who Jesus Is

Who Jesus Is

*HONEST POST WARNING* There will come a point in your life when you don't know what to do. My husband and I both like to know stuff. I like to have a plan, to know what's going to happen next. My husband likes to know he's always right. Haha. We're both stubborn. Last night, we [...]