Photo by Kyle Broad on Unsplash The question, am I enough is a daily taunt. Social media, window shopping, socializing with friends, family, magazines, movies or even just driving down the street can remind you otherwise. The world around us has no problem reminding us of our flaws. Telling us what we need improvised to… Continue reading Am I enough?
Photo by Derek Thompson on Unsplash "Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong." -1 Corinthians 16:13 (NIV)
One evening as I was cooking dinner, my girls were watching and trying to assist in the best way they know how- as sensory scientists a.k.a. food tasters! I stood there slicing some rainbow carrots when suddenly my oldest looked at me and smiled, “Mommy I want to be just like you when I grow… Continue reading The Paradigm
The emerald green monster consumes my mind: She is so beautiful, does she even have to try? I can't even put my mascara on these days without smudging some under the bottom of my eyelashes, trying to erase it and cover it up 5 times before running out the door-already late for work. She is… Continue reading Jealousy
Chocolate Chip cookies have always been a favorite in our home. When we found out our youngest wouldn't be able to have the luxury of enjoying them due to her allergies, I was determined to come up with a delicious recipe that those with and without food allergies could both appreciate! 8 Tbsp. of dairy… Continue reading Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies
Rain trickles down from the clouds, the morning dew caresses the flowers each morning, and the joyous birds chirping are our new wake up call. By the afternoon the sun warms your skin as it kisses your cheek, a nearby lavender bush tickles your nose with a sweet scent and with a smile on your… Continue reading A New Day, Devotional #2
As I sat in our church service a few weeks ago, our pastor said something that made my heart ache. “What do you have against God,” he said. The reference may have not been directed at me, but the question sure felt like it was. The thoughts in my mind pounded against my brain like… Continue reading What do you have against God?
As soon as the leaves started to turn I remember getting excited for creamy butternut squash soup. I had to beg my mom for the recipe and now the tradition continues each fall for my family. Hopefully you love it and can share it with yours as well! Xoxo, Colleen Ingredients: 1 butternut squash 3-4… Continue reading Super Simple Butternut Squash Soup
I once heard a saying similar to this "If Satan knows he can't destroy you, he will try to distract you". Sometimes as Christians we can get into a routine, we think the world cannot destroy us because we have Christ-which is true, however when we are distracted it can keep us from living the… Continue reading Distractions
Have your ever looked up at the trees and noticed their branches look just like our pulmonary veins in our lungs? The same creation God made to give us breath looks just like the very thing inside of us God created to allow us to breathe. When we truly search for the Lord we can… Continue reading Thought for the day: Breathe