Why do I love? Because God Loved Me First

It's easy to say WHAT I love: my kids, my wife, my family, friends, etc. but it's way harder to say WHY. Maybe the WHY is because they make me smile or because they make me feel good about myself. These are legit reasons but they are also very temporary. What about when the people [...]

Peace That Passes All Understanding

When do I really feel at peace? Not often enough and the reason is 100% me getting in the way. How often have I completely missed what I am looking for because I am trying so hard to find it? The same goes for peace. I am so busy trying to find it that when [...]

A reflection on 2018

When I look back on all that happened in 2018, I am amazed to see God's hand in every little thing. The mundane, the spectacular, the stressful, the day-to-day, the sad, everything was touched by Him and made good by Him. In mid-2018 we had to bury our dog Scout after he ate a ball [...]

Hills and Valleys: A song for every situation

I just heard this song and I can't get enough of it. God is with us through it all and this song is a great reminder of that. Be encouraged in your walk for you are never alone. Have a listen and I hope it has as positive an effect on you as it does [...]