Finding Joy

We are all guilty of a fake smile from time to time and that's normally. It's when you can't fake it anymore, it takes too much effort, you're too tired, that you know you've lost something- Joy. Deep down. The soul reanching feeling that something is missing. Something is dead and you want it back. … Continue reading Finding Joy


This is why we are joyful in the midst of pain.

This year has had its ups and downs. We are focused on the joy in the midst of pain.

We need you!  Give a gift that keeps on giving.

Give a gift that keeps giving. We cannot do what we do without the support of people like you. We need 10 more people who would like to donate monthly to our ministry at YWAM at the amount of $25 a month. That is only $300 a year, less than a $1 a day! Or … Continue reading We need you!  Give a gift that keeps on giving.

What kind of storm are you going through right now?

We all go through storms. But Jesus reassures us that He is there with us in the storm.

How badly do you want to be like Jesus?

I often find myself wondering what does it mean to be a disciple today?  Jesus had many followers and large crowds that gathered around him.  Jesus even sent out the 70.  But what was it like to be one of the 12 disciples of Jesus. It’s interesting. You see, how Jesus made his disciples. Jesus … Continue reading How badly do you want to be like Jesus?

How God Impacts Youth on Missions Trips

As I sit here and read the evolutions and testimonies from this summer mission trips, I sit in awe of God. Each one saying, “Exactly what I needed, perfect, awesome, life changing, eye opening, it was amazing.” They go one to say how they didn’t realize the brokenness around them, how they learned to have … Continue reading How God Impacts Youth on Missions Trips

Do you suppress your feelings?

Some of the wisest and most loving people I know have gone through misery.  They know heartbreak and pain.  They've seen the depths of despair and have dug themselves out of it.  They are people who appreciate life, who truly love everyone, and who are honest with their emotions.  They've gained a deep understanding of … Continue reading Do you suppress your feelings?

Free to grieve and live a life of love

There are dates that mark our life.  The day we got married, the day our child was born, the first day of preschool. Then there are sad days: a miscarriage, sickness, or a death of a loved one.  For me, it was this summer. My husband, our four kiddos and I were leading a missions … Continue reading Free to grieve and live a life of love

10 Things I’ve learned about Little Humans.

This is for all the mothers out there. Here are just a few of the things I've learned as a mother.

Mud puddles

It was on of those days.  The kids have been going crazy in the house because it's been raining.  The sun finally came out.  So I jumped at the chance to take the kids outside.  We have a path that tends to get muddy and of course they found it.  Who wouldn't.  I could have … Continue reading Mud puddles