#weKin Kids Mar24

#weKin Kids

There are so many things I love about spending my Sundays with the kids in my church. Of course the fact that the Kid’s Life building is a loud, fun, brightly colored, filled with laughter kind of place brings its own appeal. And the individuals who make up the Kid’s Life team, make...

How Do You See Beauty? Mar17

How Do You See Beaut...

Recently I spoke at my church on the topic of beauty. I shared ways that we as individuals have the ability to see the beauty over the ugly in this world – we just have to make the decision to do so. I also shared how God took what happened on the cross, one of the ugliest things...

A New Year, A New Season Jan07

A New Year, A New Se...

Typically I like the start of a new year. New goals, new dreams, new lists – I’m totally into all that stuff. With the start of this new year however, I’m just not so sure. Yes I’ve got some new goals I’m excited about and I’ve chosen a word for the year that I’m happy with, but...

Are You A Hummingbird Or A Buzzard? Sep23

Are You A Hummingbir...

I ran across this picture online the other day and was immediately intrigued by it. Not only because now I want a giant chalkboard above my couch in the family room, but also because of the message beautifully written across it. It reads: I want to be a hummingbird in a world of buzzards. I...

Messy Drawers Sep22

Messy Drawers

Each day when I get home from work I have a list of chores that I do. I do these same chores every single day. It’s part of my routine – and I very much like routine. Lately my kids have become more interested in helping me with different things around the house; especially my 4 year...

When You Don’t Give All The Backpacks Away Aug27

When You Don’t...

Two weeks ago we put on our sixth annual Great Big Backpack Give at NWLife Church. What a great day it was. After the crazy torrential downpour we had experienced the evening before, I spent much of the night praying that the weather would change, and the grass would dry. We were not...