Faith Archive

  • One day last week, the girls are I were out running errands. We were driving down the road and Addi asked me why the sun was “being lazy bones and not waking up?” I told […]

    Up in the sky.

    One day last week, the girls are I were out running errands. We were driving down the road and Addi asked me why the sun was “being lazy bones and not waking up?” I told […]

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  • This past weekend was jam-packed full of stuff and busy, but it was very, very good! Seems like the older I get, life just keeps getting busier and time goes quicker and quicker. Friday, Ryan […]

    Easter Weekend

    This past weekend was jam-packed full of stuff and busy, but it was very, very good! Seems like the older I get, life just keeps getting busier and time goes quicker and quicker. Friday, Ryan […]

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  • I am always amazed at how God does His thing. Seriously amazed. Here’s the latest. Last September we are invited to an open house for our friend Sarah which coincided with a welcome home party […]

    Another Amazing Provision.

    I am always amazed at how God does His thing. Seriously amazed. Here’s the latest. Last September we are invited to an open house for our friend Sarah which coincided with a welcome home party […]

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  • Running in the Spring is amazing. Despite the air filled with breath-restricting pollen that is. This week’s running has been exceptionally good for me on so many levels. For about a month now, Traci and […]

    This Week’s Quiet Miles.

    Running in the Spring is amazing. Despite the air filled with breath-restricting pollen that is. This week’s running has been exceptionally good for me on so many levels. For about a month now, Traci and […]

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  • Addi, “Mommy, when can I go to heaven?” Me, “Hopefully not for a while, why?” Addi, “I drew a picture for Jesus and want to give it to him.” Me, “That is so sweet, baby. […]

    Picture for Jesus

    Addi, “Mommy, when can I go to heaven?” Me, “Hopefully not for a while, why?” Addi, “I drew a picture for Jesus and want to give it to him.” Me, “That is so sweet, baby. […]

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  • This weather has been amazing! Spring is like a breath of fresh air. It just feels good. Things start to come alive again. Flowers are blooming, grass and trees are turning green, more people are […]

    A weekend in Spring.

    This weather has been amazing! Spring is like a breath of fresh air. It just feels good. Things start to come alive again. Flowers are blooming, grass and trees are turning green, more people are […]

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  • This weekend me and 4 of my church buddies ventured into the woods. Destination: Lincoln Park Parrish. Ruston Louisiana. There is just something about being out in nature staring at a campfire for hours on […]

    Into The Woods.

    This weekend me and 4 of my church buddies ventured into the woods. Destination: Lincoln Park Parrish. Ruston Louisiana. There is just something about being out in nature staring at a campfire for hours on […]

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  • Sunday at church Addi and Kam were taught the story of the prodigal son. For those who are not familiar with this parable of Christ in Luke 15, Jesus, by way of His story, teaches […]

    Come Home.

    Sunday at church Addi and Kam were taught the story of the prodigal son. For those who are not familiar with this parable of Christ in Luke 15, Jesus, by way of His story, teaches […]

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  • Last Sunday, we sang this old hymn at church and it hit me in a way that it had never hit me. “Oh how marvelous, oh how wonderful” meant more to me as I sang […]

    I stand amazed.

    Last Sunday, we sang this old hymn at church and it hit me in a way that it had never hit me. “Oh how marvelous, oh how wonderful” meant more to me as I sang […]

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  • One of our favorite things about the 2 years we lived in Quitman was the running. The scenery there and the “slower” traffic is a nice combination. As with most places we live, (have lived) […]

    Saturday’s Emotional 8 Miles in Quitman.

    One of our favorite things about the 2 years we lived in Quitman was the running. The scenery there and the “slower” traffic is a nice combination. As with most places we live, (have lived) […]

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  • The girls love listening to music when we ride in the car. They mostly prefer Mickey Mouse, but we’ve been trying (for our own sanity) to introduce them to some other artists other than animated […]

    I will follow you.

    The girls love listening to music when we ride in the car. They mostly prefer Mickey Mouse, but we’ve been trying (for our own sanity) to introduce them to some other artists other than animated […]

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  • Is there something you are scared of? It could be something silly or something big. It could be something that probably would never happen, but you still worry about it regardless. If I’m being completely […]

    Are you scared?

    Is there something you are scared of? It could be something silly or something big. It could be something that probably would never happen, but you still worry about it regardless. If I’m being completely […]

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  • I recently  finished a great book titled The Search for God and Guinness. It was recommended (thanks Jordan!) to me as a great look into the history of beer and the faith and generosity of the […]

    The Search for God and Guinness.

    I recently  finished a great book titled The Search for God and Guinness. It was recommended (thanks Jordan!) to me as a great look into the history of beer and the faith and generosity of the […]

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  • My 2 week Christmas break is officially over and man has it been great. Not due to any fabulous vacation or life changing events but just because. The time I’ve had to just chill and […]

    The Last 2 Weeks.

    My 2 week Christmas break is officially over and man has it been great. Not due to any fabulous vacation or life changing events but just because. The time I’ve had to just chill and […]

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  • On the flight home from Boston, I finished the book A Millions Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller. It was GREAT, I loved it. The book is simply a collection of stories in […]

    Story time.

    On the flight home from Boston, I finished the book A Millions Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller. It was GREAT, I loved it. The book is simply a collection of stories in […]

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  • From Wild at Heart. Author John Eldredge. Chapter 9. Page 169. The most dangerous man on this earth is the man who reckoned with his own death. All men die; few ever live. Sure you […]

    I Want To Be A Warrior.

    From Wild at Heart. Author John Eldredge. Chapter 9. Page 169. The most dangerous man on this earth is the man who reckoned with his own death. All men die; few ever live. Sure you […]

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  • Just got back to reality from our great trip in Manchester New Hampshire. We stayed with Kip’s sister Debbie and her precious family at their cozy 1920’s house. We had a great time exploring Manchester’s […]

    Manchester 1/2 Marathon.

    Just got back to reality from our great trip in Manchester New Hampshire. We stayed with Kip’s sister Debbie and her precious family at their cozy 1920’s house. We had a great time exploring Manchester’s […]

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  • Addi, “Mommy, I want Grandma to pick me up from school one day, so she can see my new school.” Kamryn, “Yeah and I want Poppy to pick me up so he can see my […]

    A recent conversation…

    Addi, “Mommy, I want Grandma to pick me up from school one day, so she can see my new school.” Kamryn, “Yeah and I want Poppy to pick me up so he can see my […]

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  • Ever have one of those days where you just aren’t in the best of moods and you let the whole day slip away being cranky? Um, I have. Guilty as charged. Maybe you just woke […]

    It’s not about how I feel.

    Ever have one of those days where you just aren’t in the best of moods and you let the whole day slip away being cranky? Um, I have. Guilty as charged. Maybe you just woke […]

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  • I’m feeling good. Not too hot, gentle breeze, endorphins pumping…it’s race day. My iPod is filled with a wide array of awesome tunes courtesy of my husband working on the “ultimate running mix” for hours […]

    en-cour-age

    I’m feeling good. Not too hot, gentle breeze, endorphins pumping…it’s race day. My iPod is filled with a wide array of awesome tunes courtesy of my husband working on the “ultimate running mix” for hours […]

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