This afternoon my hubby and I heard a podcast about how couples who meet online tend to do just as well as couples who first meet in person. With the rise of dating apps people are just meeting and staying connected differently. It's not a bad or good thing, it's just...different. Although Evans and I…Read more Tips for Surviving Long Distance
Life is hard. Let's just clear the air and say it. Yes...people try to smoothe over that very important fact when we are children. We spend our childhoods wanting to be adults, and then when we get here we want to go back! Maybe it's strange, but I kind of find it comforting that life…Read more Complete joy…
This morning God spoke something I wasn't quite expecting. He told me I was in a "fallow" season. I think there maybe others reading who have also dealt with this feeling. You know, the feeling when it seems like God isn't moving, working, or doing anything in your life. Yet, even in the suffering God…Read more When It Looks Like Nothing is Happening #fallowground
Have you ever had an annoying ailment, sickness, sniffle, cold, anything. Well, last week I was deaf in my right ear for 6 days! And this is what God taught me (and is still teaching me) through that experience. It all started when I took a trip to Denver to do a presentation. As many…Read more “Airplane Ear”: Are You Deaf to God’s Voice?
Follower of Jesus= Letting go of your life and trusting God to lead you. That means constantly living a life where you surrender EVERYTHING to Him, "God what do you want me to study, what do you want me to do for a living, God do you want me to get married? Who is your best…Read more Hearing God’s Voice for BIG Decisions
Yes, we were Long Distance. And yes, our marriage is wonderful! I think people don't realize that long distance couples actually do know each other really, really, well. Yes, there are quirks and little things to figure out like who cleans the toilet lol. But going from (long term) long distance dating, to marriage has…Read more Thoughts on Going from Long Distance to Marriage…
There was a woman who was so desperate to have a baby that she wept daily and wouldn’t eat. She had tried for years to conceive, but to no avail. She became despairing, heart-broken, and bitter. Have you ever been in this position? Where you felt desperate and hopeless all at the same time? You…Read more Hannah’s Story: Crying Out To God
Whether it's waiting on food to be ready, waiting for a package to come, or waiting on the Lord to move in a mighty way...waiting can be difficult! I have had my fare share of difficult seasons of waiting, and below are a few verses that helped me in those seasons. Wait for The Lord; be…Read more Waiting When It’s Hard
I grew up watching the popular t.v. soap opera "Days of Our Lives." This show was full of drama... mainly surrounding love and romantic relationships. There was always an unrequited love, love affair, or love triangle happening in the show. There were always broken marriage vows, and secrets needing to be revealed. Unknowingly, I was taking…Read more Days of Our Life.
Hi there! It's been 2 weeks since I've posted. And I have a lot to catch you all up on! Life's had good surprises recently...really, really, amazing surprises actually. Evans was granted his visa, and after a little bit of a scare (not knowing if he'd make it for our wedding...again) he arrived, and we were…Read more A Happily Ever After
I met a woman named Luz yesterday. I walked into her little bakery a little downcast, but when I entered I immediately saw a bible on a hardwood table near the door. I was ordering a wedding cake, but I didn't have the money for the cake. I walked into the small bakery on faith. I'd never heard…Read more Never Give Up
If you're hurting this New Year, I feel for you. And I am sorry about what you're going through. I can relate to what it feels like when everyone around you is excited and making New Year resolutions and you just feel stuck in the same hurt you were in last year. The experiences that…Read more “It’s a New Year, But I’m Still Hurting…” How To Overcome in the New Year
This morning I woke up with a song in my spirit. There is a worship song that people sing at my church in Ghana, "You are the pillar that holds my life, Jesus you are the pillar that holds my life..." I woke up singing this little tune today. This song talks about the trustworthy…Read more “The Pillar That Holds My Life”
Last night I was mesmerized by the shadows in my room. They were caused by the dim flash-light on my phone shining in the darkness. As I watched the shadows of my face and hand as I was writing, I was amazed by how much bigger the shadow of my hand seemed than it actually…Read more He’s Bigger Than Your Problems
Deuteronomy 31:8 It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you, he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed. These were the words Moses spoke over his successor, Joshua. Moses had been a phenomenal leader, he had trusted God and succeeded in leading the Israelites…Read more You’re Not Alone.