God is so good, ALWAYS

People say.... God is good God is faithful God is gracious These are phrases used quite frequently when life is going great. But when life changes, bad things happen, loved ones get sick, we lose a job, a child passes away, sometimes we are quick to change our attitude. It then sounds more like.... How... Continue Reading →

Life of love and suffering

  “Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God and whosoever loves has been born of God and knows God” -1 john 4:7 “Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” -1 corinthians 13:7 “Love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to... Continue Reading →

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made 

Do you ever have one of those moments where God just kind of hits you upside the head? Like,”Hey, listen up!” Well, I had one of those moments at work tonight. It was a busy night in the emergency department like any other. I finished discharging a patient and they left. Like usual I went... Continue Reading →

The Heart of Things 

Roughly 5 or so weeks ago I started my job as an emergency department nurse. I just graduated in May so you can imagine how overwhelming the first several weeks were! My first day, I followed around my "coach" like a lost puppy. I had no idea what was going on or how the flow... Continue Reading →

Oklahoma, home 

As I sit in the car riding "home" from our family's trip to the gulf coast, I contemplate my "home".  While I may live in Oklahoma, I was not born there. Michigan is my birth state. For what seems like most of my life I called "the Mitten state" home. Why? Well, for no other... Continue Reading →

The Love of my Father

I have never put all of this into words, bear with me through the struggle of this. The spring before I started Nursing school I became friends with a boy from work. We had a mutual friend that brought us together. I did not have very many friends at the time and neither did he.... Continue Reading →

Not me, but Christ

I fell in love with Christ not because I had all I need and He was extra. What made me love Christ was that He chose me. He picked me. He wanted me. When I was at my darkest, my lowest, when there was absolutely nothing I could do to fix myself, He said," I want... Continue Reading →

Heart Abandoned

God, give my a heart abandoned Ever after you alone Gold and silver, You can take it All I want is You, my Lord Growing up in church and being in church my whole life, we always say that Jesus is the desire of our soul, the one thing that can satisfy. We want to... Continue Reading →

Just breathe 

So many people around me are getting married, engaged, or starting a relationship. There is so much emphasis in culture that says you need a relationship. We have been taught that you "need a special someone"  Well, all that's a load of crap. People stress and worry about finding their person, they want their partner... Continue Reading →

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