Powerful Words

Well, I’m back from a short blogging break. I have been playing catch-up with some cleaning and sorting computer files when I grab some desktop time 🙂 So, blogging dropped off the top of my to-do list for a bit. Sorry! But…I’m BACK! And today’s blog is going to be just a bit different than … Continue reading

Rising Dough

Yeast. What a phenomenal creation. It is alive. Under the right conditions, it feeds on sugar and multiplies. For bread baking, yeast helps the dough grow, stretch, expand. Here’s a few facts about yeast: It has the ability converts starch in the flour to sugar for food. Without this capability, yeast would not thrive in sugar-free breads. … Continue reading

Temporary Bliss

Went to my favorite camp this weekend!. I remember many campers would come to have fun and receive a “good” feeling all week. They could “get away” from all that’s going on around them at home. (we were even guilty of thinking: this is their getaway…lets make it as exciting as possible, forgetting that really … Continue reading

Different Trees, Different Leaves

No two things God creates are the same. I’ve been part of many different ministries, friend groups, school and academic groups, sports teams, agricultural groups, leadership camps/conferences and other people groups. I’ve also lived in several different places at different times throughout my “young adult” life. I am always amazed at the different types of people … Continue reading

View from the Cab

Over the weekend, my husband and I headed to his home farm to join in on soybean harvest. While we were combining a field on Saturday, I started to think about how the view from the combine cab is different from that of the truck cab or other areas of the farm. The driver has … Continue reading

  • Hebrews 12:1

    "Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us..."
  • Continually still

  • …while runnin’ on the sidelines.

  • Romans 5:3-5

    "And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us."