Just Do It!

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. James 1:22 (NIV)

The sound of feet rhythmically meeting with the ground greets our ears before the image eases into focus. Slowly, as pixels unify we are offered the rear view image of a runner. Stride after stride they move forward, arms and legs working together in perfect unison. With the backdrop of either beautiful mountains, lush green paths or maybe even a splendid seashore, sweat glistens pristinely upon the lean and muscular

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Great Expectations

For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. Psalm 62:5 ESV

It was our third Valentine’s Day together…maybe our fourth. We were young and newly married and in that season when making a big deal out of Valentine’s Day was still a big deal (at least for me). I found a quaint little bed and breakfast that was far enough away to feel adventurous and booked our spot several weeks ahead of time. In our young married

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Traditionally

And you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife. And you shall not desire your neighbor’s house, his field, or his male servant, or his female servant, his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor’s. Deuteronomy 5:21

It has always been important to me that my children not miss out on certain things. I guess, feeling like I missed out on so much as a kid, I have wanted to be proactive in their lives trying to ensure from the beginning that they had an

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“I Hate Church People”

Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching. Hebrews 10:25 (NKJV)

That season of life when the day’s schedule was divided into two distinctive chunks of time…before naptime and after naptime. As a stay at home mom of one toddler, nice days usually included morning trips to the park.

It was wonderful to find others who were just as starved for adult interaction and as interested in breastfeeding, teething remedies,

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