Why Did Job Suffer? – Lessons from Job

Have you ever read the book of Job and felt like you've ended with more questions than answers? Why did Job suffer if he had been faithful to the Lord? What was so bad about the responses of Job's friends? How does the suffering of Job apply to my life? Before we proceed, here's a [...]

By |July 5th, 2016|Faith|0 Comments

Beyond the “Loving God” – Lessons from Genesis

In Genesis 46, we read about the children of Israel who went into Egypt. They were seventy in all. Reading through the list of Jacob's family members feels a bit like going through a graduation ceremony to me. This family, God's chosen people, are journeying, marching out of their famine-stricken homes and into the bountiful land [...]

By |June 10th, 2016|Faith|2 Comments

Kisses from Katie by Katie Davis – Book Review – Simple Spirit Reads

“We are not called to be safe, we are simply promised that when we are in danger, God is right there with us. And there is no better place to be than in His hands.” - Katie Davis, Kisses from Katie To be completely honest, I actually attempted to read this book long before [...]

By |May 3rd, 2016|Faith, Simple Spirit Reads|0 Comments

Buck Creek State Park and Lessons from Habakkuk

As I write this, I am sitting at a picnic table outside of our RV with my daughter. She is eating an apple, her brother and daddy are inside the RV, and I am attempting to find the words to describe how the Lord has been shattering my heart this week. We'll get to that, [...]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Faith, RV Life|0 Comments

Dead or Alive – The Difference between Christ-likeness and Worldliness

Ezekiel 37. The valley of bones. It's an ominous place to imagine yourself standing, isn't it? Just you standing alone amongst a sea of dry, lifeless bones. As the vision goes, Ezekiel spoke with the Lord and through Him, Ezekiel brought the bones to life. Muscle and flesh were formed, and life was given. While that [...]

By |March 25th, 2016|Faith|0 Comments

MEDIA-crity: Media Technology and its Detrimental Effects on the Heart of Christianity

Almost a year and a half ago, I decided to stop using Facebook. God was revealing to me that what I had hoped to be "social networking" was actually just a fog I had allowed to accumulate in my brain, dulling my spirit to the potent truth of my responsibility as a Christian. I cut [...]

By |March 4th, 2016|Faith|0 Comments

My Fitness Journey – In Progress

The tabernacle constructed by the Israelites during their time in the wilderness must have been an incredible thing to behold. The Lord Himself guided each and every step of its construction, and the end result was a sacred place fashioned from the finest materials. We don't read anywhere that this home for the presence of the [...]

By |February 18th, 2016|Faith|0 Comments

Why I Won’t Be Teaching My Children That They’re Perfect Just The Way They Are

Before you scroll straight down to the comments to tell me why I'm a horrible parent - I've got a few things to say. The Internet has become a massive platform for the sharing of opinions. Between social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, the tremendously popular venue of YouTube vlogging, and the "classic" method [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Faith|0 Comments

Closet Purge! Minimizing Clothing

As Jared and I prep for our transition into full-time RV living, we're looking at everything we own even more critically. What do  I really need to live? Yesterday, I asked myself that question and then opened my closet door. The picture you see below is of all of the clothing I decided that I didn't [...]

By |January 5th, 2016|Faith|0 Comments

The Story of Us

I wanted to take a few minutes to tell you how we've gotten where we are. Hopefully, this will also shed some light on how we decided on where we're going.  About a year ago, my husband and I were sitting in the church that we had been actively involved in for basically the entirety [...]

By |December 30th, 2015|Faith|0 Comments