A few nights ago, I got a taste of what God sees in us through an experience with Josiah. I love how being a parent widens my eyes that way. He had a huge day and was really tired. I was preparing his bedtime routine when he started sassing me something fierce. For whatever reason … Continue reading When God Doesn’t Give You What You Want
At the end of 2016, I want to be able to look back and say I really lived this year. For me, that will mean three things... I worshipped God with my whole life. I was intentional about building relationships with the people I was given to love. I cultivated creativity and truly pursued my artistic passion. I … Continue reading Cultivating Creativity: Wreck This Journal, By Keri Smith
Dustin and I went to Bible college with dreams of ministering to God's people, beginning with teens. When we entered the field, one of the most common challenges we faced was helping teenagers learn to respect their parents. This was especially true for the kids whose parents treated them poorly in one way or another. … Continue reading The Blame Game
As I prepare for 2016, I have been reflecting on 2015. Reading my New Year post for 2015, I can't help but laugh. My mantra was "Wait upon the LORD." And though we did wait for the LORD's leading, I definitely didn't feel like I did a lot of waiting, in terms of MY time table. This … Continue reading Happy 2016!