John Deere Barbie

I saw it on the shelves my freshman year of college. Only $20…hmm, I thought. Pay for this wonderful little collector toy that would make me smile and show off my country farming roots, or use the money for gas to go home and see my family? Well, at a time when I saved every … Continue reading

College Graduation

College graduation. Another milestone in life. A time of change. For many, it means going from an every-changing schedule and activities at all different times of the day and week, to a regular weekly schedule that seems the same every week. For some, the schedule may remain unpredictable. Either way, that’s a transition that another … Continue reading

Date Night

This weekend, my dear husband took me out on a very special date. We went to eat at a tasty burger place, drove around the town looking at Christmas lights in different neighborhoods and then finished it off with a little ice cream treat! Along our search for streets filled with lights, we came across … 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."