It is well with my soul.

Today Courtney of is sharing her testimony. This is my testimony story. Can I let you in on a little secret, reader? I dreaded writing my story. I have written and rewritten the first paragraph about half a dozen times, deleted it and then rewrote it, took it from a different angle and then deleted it again. I have gone to God, lamented to God and spent time in His word. But this isn’t easy for me and here’s why. A more » (21)

When You don’t move the mountains I’m needing You to move When You don’t part the waters I wish I could walk through When You don’t give the answers As I cry out to You I will trust, I will trust I will trust in You –“Trust in You” by Lauren Daigle Lord, I praise You. Your ways are not my ways, and neither are Your thoughts my thoughts. You have a plan far bigger than I can ever imagine. more »

When the Unthinkable Happens

When the ocean waves crash over and over and over and breathing is impossible, When fog as thick as glue conceals everything around and the sun is invisible, hidden behind the clouds. When the crickets stop chirping and the birds stop singing, And the rain starts pouring and the floods start rising. When the unthinkable happens, and I don’t have words to express immense grief and confusion. All hope seems lost. And as the rain pours the questions start flooding more »

Treasuring the memories

Sometimes people leave. Sometimes by their own choice or by a family decision. Sometimes people just switch schools, or move to a completely new town or even a new state. Sometimes people wish they could stay, they just can’t right now. They have to go away. Maybe this time apart is a season. A season that will last a few months, or maybe it will be several years before they move back nearby. Maybe this friendship will be long distance more »


Seasons are beautiful. Each brings new excitement and activities to look forward to. In winter there’s Christmas and New Years and Valentine’s Day and the hope of snow. In spring there’s Spring Break and Easter and wild flowers alongside the road. In summer there’s the Fourth of July and no school and swimming pools and beaches and Vacation Bible Schools. In autumn there’s Halloween and Thanksgiving and football and changing leaves and pumpkins. Each season comes with hopes and dreams. more »