One Word

Looking back on 2014 brings a strong mix of several different emotions. There were blessings that brought happiness, joy, and smiles. There were also blessings in disguise that brought sadness, frustration, and tears. Through all of these blessings, God revealed … Continue reading


It has been almost a month since I’ve come here to write. Life has felt crazy and out of control lately. Change brings new experiences which in turn brings chaos. In this chaos, I have lost parts of me: particularly … Continue reading

Run your race


I just just wanted to show off my favorite supporter!

I ran a 10k this morning. The weather was absolutely beautiful, my husband and daughter were both there, and the smell of ribs was in the air. This is only my second 10k to run and halfway through the race I wanted to stop. I started focusing on the other runners; how fast they ran, how slow they ran, their form, did they look as rough as I did.

I had to remind myself to run my own race.  1 Corinthians 9:24 says, “Do you not know that in a race all runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize”.  That was my race and I had a goal time I wanted to make and I wouldn’t be able to reach my goal focusing on others around me. I then started to focus on my breath and I began to run the way I know how and I finished my race. Just like running after Christ daily to reach Him as my grand prize, I focused on my race and won my prize.


This week has been a struggle for me; physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.  I have felt extremely complacent and if I’m being completely honest, I have felt downright joyless.  I feel like complacency is a dangerous place for a Christian … Continue reading

A Challenge


With a little inspiration from a fellow blogger, I’ve decided to take the challenge. The idea is to challenge writers to choose a theme and write about it daily for the 31 days of October. I’m extremely excited for … Continue reading