I Can’t Explain It—

My husband and I recently went to Honduras with a group from our church to drill a well in a community that didn’t have running water.  Upon returning home from our trip, everyone’s first question was: “How was your trip?”  the second question, “Did you get them clean water?” While these two questions seem like they…

A Picture May Say A Thousand Words… BUT –

Christmas is a little over a week away, and one of my favorite things leading up to Christmas is checking the mail for all of the Christmas cards sent to us from family and friends.  I also smile when I see that almost every Christmas card we receive has a professional family picture taken, complete…

Pinning the Perfect Wedding, While Forgetting to Plan for Marriage~

There are over one billion Pinterest users, who have pinned over 50 billion items.  According to a survey carried out by Mashable and The Knot, an incredible 70% of Pinterest users admit to having wedding planning boards before they are even engaged!  And once a woman says “YES” to a proposal, that same survey found that 89%…

Real Life Fairytale

And they lived happily ever after….. I wonder what Cinderella’s next chapter looked like.  Her fairy-tale ending.  This morning, as the sun peeked in the window and the birds were singing, I snuggled in next to my husband, and thought to myself, “Today is going to be a beautiful day.”  I remembered that on this…

Having a Mary Heart-

I love my Women’s Bible Study.  For so many reasons that I could do an entire post focused solely on the top hundred reasons why I love it.  Currently we are doing the study, Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver.  Her book is written about Lazarus’ two sisters, Mary and…