It All Started with a Wait

I want to take it back to where it began. Where Jesus met me and shifted my focus and purpose during our season of infertility. Where He nudged me to share our story to bring hope and encouragement to others in their seasons of waiting. I’m bringing it back to the very foundation of why…

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Your Season Has a Reason

Evenings are getting cooler; the sun is setting earlier and the leaves are changing colors. A new season is upon us and as of September 23, it’s officially fall. Where I live, we get to experience all four seasons – spring, summer, fall, winter – so we have plenty of change happening every year. I…

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The Farmer’s Daughter Part 4

We are over half way through the growing season which means harvest is right around the corner. For those of you that joined in with the Farmer’s Daughter series, three months ago I challenged you to find a seed – a word, phrase or verse – to plant in your life. I asked you to…

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When the Water Stops Working

We live in an older home and lately, I feel like it’s been falling apart. This summer our air conditioner stopped working, we have a leak we can’t locate and just last week, our water softener started acting up. Of course, this happened on a Friday, after 5 pm, so we had to wait until…

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The Fear and Excitement of New Beginnings

Last weekend, thousands of incoming freshmen moved to campus as school started at the university in our community. I was doing my part as a golf cart driver transporting student’s belongings from their vehicles to their dorms. Seeing all the new faces on campus I sensed an air of fear and excitement. For many of…

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The Wait List – Charia

The Wait List features guest posts from people just like you and me, all sharing a coming thread of you guessed it, waiting. No one wants to be on the wait list, but through these features, I hope you find encouragement and see all the miraculous ways God works through us during that time. If you…

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Simple Talk for Difficult Situations

This post may not seem applicable to your life but stick with me. Maybe you aren’t going through a difficult time, but I guarantee you know someone, who knows someone, that needs this, and you can be their messenger. Why is this important? Difficult situations are not to be ignored. That’s when our friends, family,…

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What Time is It?

Galatians 6:9 NIV – Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. I am excited to share this verse with you because it is the seed I chose to plant in my life. You can learn more about this…

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Farmer’s Daughter Part 3

To recap, in Farmer’s Daughter Part 2, we talked about the importance of choosing the right seeds and the thoughts they grow in our hearts and minds. Now that we have our seeds picked out, let’s get to planting so we can watch them grow! Where to Plant Where a farmer plants is just as important…

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Farmer’s Daughter Part 2

Last week, Farmer’s Daughter Part 1, I talked about the many similarities between farming and our lives; specifically waiting and the process it takes. With that foundation laid, it’s time to move to the next step of picking of our seeds. It Starts with a Seed Before my dad can get into the field to…

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