Maintaining a Fiery Faith in the Eyes of Fear

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I live in the Midwest, which means we spend time each fall outdoors preparing our yard for the upcoming winter season. I have a love/hate relationship with this time of year. I love the smell of the air. I love the crisp feel of the temperature. I love hoodies, hot chocolate, and a warm fireRead more

4 Steps to Surrender: Step 3 Ask

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Matthew 7:7-11, “Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.” The Message version says it likeRead more

4 Steps to Surrender: Step 2 Acknowledge

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God is omnipotent which means he is all powerful. Not only is God all powerful, but God is sovereign. Miriam-Webster defines sovereign as: possessed of supreme power, unlimited extent, enjoying autonomy. Relating to, characteristic of, or befitting a supreme ruler. Having undisputed ascendancy. God’s sovereignty means that He alone is in control. He’s all powerful,Read more

She Chooses…

Have you ever had an idea, and started toward something and as you worked your way found that your idea gains clarity and your path shifts? I’ve been thinking and praying a lot about Choose Him over the past few months. I love Choose Him. It’s simplistic and reaches everyone, but as time has goneRead more

Resolve to Choose…

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I don’t like to do hard things. I don’t know that any of us really do. Doing hard things requires effort. Effort= intention, intention = thought and thought = work and I don’t know about you, but I work a fulltime job, have a husband to partner with, and four kids to train. Some daysRead more

Choosing Him…still

After an entire year of Choose Him, I thought it would be fun to highlight the most read, and shared devotionals from this first year of choosing to press ‘publish’. I hope you find value in them. I hope they have served purpose. I hope they have helped you in your decision to choose JesusRead more

What’s the connection?

2 Timothy 3:16, ‘All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:’ The Bible is the most incredible book to ever be written. It is God breathed. Although not purposed for entertainment, it is timeless and captivating once you become entrenched in itsRead more

Lead me Lord

I love the outdoors, I love to be moving and exploring, but there is something special about curling up in a warm blanket on the couch sitting next to a lit up Christmas tree. I could sit there all night enjoying such a sweet and comfortable atmosphere. As a people, we love comfort, and weRead more

The unseen Hand

My trust I give the unseen Hand The One that beckons from where I stand A prayer we offer in words we mention The Hand responds sweet in precision Moments or years, His timing unknown Our confidence grounded, we are not alone.  Compared our plans they are not similiar His ways so high feel unfamiliarRead more

God of my tomorrow

Ever catch yourself in a day dream, not the kind where your laying on the beach listening to the soothing sound of the waves coming in relaxing and lulling you to sleep. No, that would be blissful, but not the kind in which I am referring. The kind I am talking about is the oneRead more