Letting Go of the Old

This morning, I was looking at Colossians through the Rescued bible study I’ve been doing. Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.                                                          Colossians 3:12 The study asked which “articles of clothing” are the easiest to put on and which are the hardest. It […]

Stepping out of Fear and into Truth

Fear. It comes out differently to different people. This weekend I over-ate and escaped into tv-land. I didn’t realize it was fear until this morning.  You see I’ve got some major changes happening in my life. Really great changes that I am super excited about. But I’m scared. Change is scary. But this kind of […]

Holy Spirit? Yes, Please!

I’ve been taking part in a virtual bible study called Rescued by Paulette Stamper. It’s taking us through Colossians. This morning I was asked this question: Describe a time when you have tried to accomplish something in your own strength and not in the power of the Holy Spirit in you. I thought I’d share […]

Starting Over

I’ve struggled with writing a new blog post for a very long time. It’s been over three months since my last post. I’m in transition. I decided, well, probably three months ago, to blog more about my faith walk. And then I hit a wall. I developed seasonal depression and I really struggled with just […]

Come ROAR with Me!

 So much has happened since my vacation at the end of July. I really want to share everything with you but I don’t want to bombard you with a super long post. I will be sharing my adventures hopefully a piece at a time over the next little while. If you’re a regular follower of […]


So, for the first time in a couple of years I am on vacation and actually get to travel! The GEMS Leadership Training Conference is this week in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We’re leaving around 8:30 this morning. I really should be in bed now, but I’ve been busy packing, doing laundry, and just finding a […]

Everything is Awesome….

Today, just for a moment everything is awesome! I am awesome! This morning was my sixth class with Primal Strength Systems and today I kicked ass! It’s getting easier to lift the 75 lbs bag. (I said easier not easy.) I also surprised myself with my improved ability to pull myself up from the ground […]