• Reflection

    We Find – Original Poem

    We Find It is in light we find truth, it is in darkness we find beauty It is in indulgence we find restraint, it is in misfortune we find opportunity It is in success we find weakness, it is in struggle we find strength It is in devotion we find neglect, it is hate we find love It is in gain we find fear, it is in loss we find hope It is wonder we find despair, it is in misery we find peace It is in kindness we find suspicion, it is in doubt we find faith It is in joy we find sadness, it is in neglect we…

  • Reflection

    Loss of My Grammy

    “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith” 2 Timothy 4:7 On July 24, 2014 I lost not only my grandma but the woman who inspired me to be a better person each and every day!  Being the second child, my parents needed to return to work relatively soon after I was born.  With this news, my Grammy made the decision to retire from her long career as a Registered Nurse and stay home to take care of me.  We did absolutely everything together.  When it was time for me to start preschool, my Grammy found a half day (only three days a…

  • Lifestyle,  Reflection

    3 Songs for Increasing Faith

    “Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things; his right hand and his holy arm have worked salvation for him” (Psalm 98:1) Music has such a special way of enhancing any mood and allowing for spiritual enrichment.  There are going to be days when you are so close to your breaking point and you don’t know what to do and the only answer is to have a little faith that everything will be alright!  These three songs are great reminders that we can get through anything if we put our trust in the Lord, no matter how we are feeling we always need to be conscious…

  • Reflection

    The Journey Begins

    As I begin this journey towards leading a more faith-filled life, I reflect on Matthew 25:21 “His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things.Come and share your master’s happiness!”  Many do not realize that our eternal role in the Kingdom of God is not the same as each other.  Our eternal role is determined by our faithfulness on the Earth today and in our everyday lives.  As Ephesians 2 points out, we are saved by grace and grace alone but it is in our faithfulness that God determines our eternal reward!   Please…