Life is a series of Good News and Bad News.

"It's hard to be faithful to God when you feel in a moment God hasn't been faithful to you." -Pete Wilson, Women of Faith: From Survival to Revival (St. Paul) How true. Our community lost today. Small communities have advantages and disadvantages, but today was one of those days when you saw a benefit to [...]

WOF Hangover

I'm coming down from a Women of Faith hangover!! Some of it I attribute to staying up until TWO IN THE MORNING on Friday chatting with my girlfriends, but much of it is I was privvy to SO MUCH GREAT INFORMATION in such a short amount of time. The good journalist in me is saying [...]

Raise me up in holy passion

Sometimes I can tell when I'm going through a season of change. Challenges arise, I feel unsettled, things don't go the way I expect. I recently started the book "Interrupted" by Jen Hatmaker. I'm merely a few chapters in and can already feel it's going to be a game changer. Jen talks about how she [...]

Biblical Wisdom

I recently read the Purpose Driven Life with my small group study. It was really an inspirational and motivating study that inspired me to have courage and try to do more things for God. On the flip side, I recently went to a Women of Faith conference in St. Paul which was a life changing [...]

Love came down

Do you have any songs that just really get you going? Like, you listen to them in the car and just completely rock out and make people think you're crazy? Well most recently "Love Came Down" by Kari Jobe has been my jam! It has such a great message but also a really powerful and [...]

Praying over relationships

It's really a good lesson in perspective when 6 degrees above zero feels tolerable! That -20 with a -50 windchill was QUITE cold up here in the frozen tundra! I had to chuckle on the national news the past few days when they were really making a big deal about the "polar vortex." First of [...]

Resolve for a better 2014 or not?

Happy new year! I was trying to decide if I should make a new years resolution this year or not and honestly, there's so many broken pieces of myself I want to fix I had a hard time defining which one needs the most work! I've been a bit anxious without a study book to [...]