Top 10 Christmas Tunes 2018

My favorite church service of the year is Christmas Eve. The church we attend has a tradition of ending the service where they dim the lights, we all light a candle and sing Silent Night, which is my favorite Christmas song. The combination of these lyrics and melody get me every time. Reflecting on Jesus’…

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Do You See What God Sees?

The song “Mended” by Matthew West came on the radio a few weeks ago and the emotions of my wait bubbled to the surface like boiling water. How often do we see ourselves, our situation, or our wait, through our eyes, the eyes of others or the way of the world vs. the Creator who…

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Where to Find Shelter

We’ve all been there before, caught in an unexpected rain shower. What is the first thing you typically look for when that happens? Shelter. And why is that? You’re trying to find a place for coverage or protection. A building or structure to keep you safe. While buildings provide great coverage for our physical health,…

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He Still Does Miracles

As you know, Ry and I have been hoping and praying for the miracle of getting pregnant for over three years. While we’re still waiting, these words from Beth Moore capture the perspective we should take while waiting and wondering on our miracle. “Jesus still works miracles. Normally you’ve got to need a miracle to…

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Your Details Matter to God

I love details, which works out great being an event planner where details are my job. Maybe that’s why I love the song, “Details” by Sarah Reeves; although, I think it has more to do with the fact that it reminds me how much our Heavenly Father cares about the details of our lives. Just…

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Dense Fog Ahead

We were climbing Mount Pisgah in Eugene, OR. We started our hike early in the morning to get in as many miles as we could. At the base of the mountain, it was overcast, but clear. About halfway up, we started to notice some dense fog. We didn’t know if the clouds would clear once…

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You Were Made to Rise

“Rise” by Danny Gokey “So rise Breaking the dark, piercing the night You’re made to shine An army of hope Bringing the world A radiant light A radiant light You were made to rise, rise” I Rise I am continually being dragged down with all the things I see/don’t see and all the emotions that…

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Same Power

Jeremy Camp is one of my all-time favorite artists. His acoustic shows are out of this world. When I think of our infertility journey, everything we have gone through and will continue to go through, I get overwhelmed and feel extremely powerless. This song, especially the refrain, is the encouragement I need to realize the…

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Get Better Not Bitter

I love music. I sang in high school and college. I am always listening to tunes whether at work, in the car, or dancing in the house. Music has the power to express our feelings when it is difficult for us to put them together. Check out I’ll Find You by Lecrae ft. Tori Kelly. My…

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