The topic of God's sovereignty has been coming up in my life an awful lot in the past few days. From studying Romans 8 in BSF to a discussion of God's sovereignty on the soccer field, this topic has been in the back (and often the front) of my mind quite a bit this week.… Continue reading Is the Sovereignty of God Actually Applicable to Our Daily Lives?
Do you have family that lives far away? Or maybe a really close friend? I do. Both of my sets of grandparents live in Colorado, and so do most of my cousins. That's 1,300 miles away from where I live! Of all the very best friends I've had over the years (about 5), 3 of… Continue reading The Things I Forget about God’s Love
Happy New Year everyone! Now that it's 2018, there's going to be a lot of changes on the blog. I'm going to give you a rundown of them, but first, here are the top 3 posts of 2017. #3--- I'm a Failure Syndrome #2--- 8 Things I Learned from The Screwtape Letters #1--- Motherhood-- Worth It… Continue reading Happy New Year!
It's common knowledge that the holidays are generally a happy time. "The most wonderful time of the year," they say. But sometimes it can be a very painful, hard time for people. I just wanted to give a quick reminder that even though this season can be painful for many of us, Christmas is the… Continue reading Hope for the Holidays
Hello, everyone! Today I want to introduce you to our sweet dog... Harley Banks! In case you missed my previous post last week, we picked up our little Australian Labradoodle on Saturday. And let me tell you, he is much cuter in person than in the pictures. I apologize for not having a better picture of… Continue reading Introducing You to Our Sweet Dog
Hi everyone! It is November 2nd, and that means we have only a few short weeks until Thanksgiving! It is the time to celebrate fall, guys. So for this post, I am going to give you 10 ways to celebrate November. 1. Make pumpkin cookies! What says fall more than baking with pumpkin? I have… Continue reading 10 Ways to Celebrate November
Hi everyone! It's the 500th anniversary of the Reformation today, and, to commemorate the event, I'm going to post an article about what the Reformation is and how it changed the world. This is actually an article I wrote for my journalism class at my homeschool co-op, with my friend Rachel. I hope you enjoy… Continue reading The Reformation: What It is and How It Has Changed the World
Whether or not your family celebrates Halloween, chances are you've carved a pumpkin or two in your life. I have lots of fond memories of going to the pumpkin patch (or the grocery store) to pick out the perfect pumpkins. We always harvested the seeds and roasted them. As a little kid, I remember drawing… Continue reading The Pumpkin Parable
All right, guys, I have big news for you... We're getting a dog! I know, I know... you read the title and already knew it. But it's still exciting, right? 😉 But let me back up and give you some context. Our beloved family dog, Sassy, a 4-pound toy poodle, passed away two years ago… Continue reading We’re Getting a Dog!
There are so many lies we believe, and a whole lot of them have to do with where our worth lies. We put it in so many places that we really shouldn't put it... but today I'm only going to talk about one of those places. We often place our worth in what we do.… Continue reading Lies You Shouldn’t Believe– “My Worth is Based on What I Do”