10 Things That Happen When I Don’t Read My Bible

Alright guys, I'm just going to be honest right now. I am really inconsistent at reading my Bible. It has been one of my biggest struggles for years. That's hard to tell you guys, because I feel a bit like I just labeled myself as an ultra-lousy Christian. I mean, seriously... reading your Bible is… Continue reading 10 Things That Happen When I Don’t Read My Bible


It Is Well

Today I want to share what has become one of my favorite songs over the past few weeks. I've heard it on the radio and in the background when we're playing music around the house. It's one of those worship songs where they repeat the same three phrases over and over and over... and over..............… Continue reading It Is Well

Book Reviews, Uncategorized

The Scars that Have Shaped Me Book Review

I reserved this book at the library expecting a thick, biographical book that would be the most profound book I'd ever read about suffering. What I picked up instead was a relatively small book that reads like a devotional. But I was right about one thing---it's a pretty profound. The Scars the Have Shaped Me:… Continue reading The Scars that Have Shaped Me Book Review


Is the Sovereignty of God Actually Applicable to Our Daily Lives?

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?


The Things I Forget about God’s Love

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

News, Uncategorized

Happy New Year!

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!

Christmas, Holidays, Uncategorized

Hope for the Holidays

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

Dog, Uncategorized

Introducing You to Our Sweet Dog

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


10 Ways to Celebrate November

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

Holidays, Uncategorized

The Reformation: What It is and How It Has Changed the World

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