God’s Work on Full Display

Three weeks from today, Hope will be undergoing open heart surgery for the fifth time. After the success of the complex bi-ventricular repair she had in August, we had hoped she would be done with open heart surgeries, at least for a long time, if not forever. We knew her mitral valve was leaky and … Continue reading God’s Work on Full Display

Undefeatable Joy

Tomorrow is Christmas. The excitement in our house is palatable, and its not just the kids. Christmas is my favorite celebration and I love this whole season, which feels extra special at the end of this challenging year. It goes without saying that 2020 has been a difficult year, but to be perfectly honest, on … Continue reading Undefeatable Joy

Empty

Because the tomb is empty, I am not. Because the tomb is empty, I am filled. Filled with peace because my debt has been paid. Filled with joy because God calls me His daughter. Filled with hope because I know I will spend eternity with Him in Heaven. No matter what life brings these promises … Continue reading Empty

Forgiven and Healed (What the Disciples Saw, Part 1 of 4)

Read: Mark 2:1-12 There are multiple accounts of healing throughout Jesus' ministry, but one of my favorites is this passage (found also in Matthew 9:1-8 and Luke 5:17-26). I try to picture myself there. Squeezed shoulder to shoulder in a house full of people, listening to Jesus. All of a sudden the sound of footsteps … Continue reading Forgiven and Healed (What the Disciples Saw, Part 1 of 4)