Striving Spiritually

Who is the Worst Sinner?

I'm a huge fan of hearing why I'm not good enough.  It gives me great delight to see the many ways that I fail.  I thrive at feeling incompetent. Ha!  Yeah...actually, I hate it. Whenever someone tells me I can't do something, I desperately want to prove them wrong.  I hate feeling exposed of my… Continue reading Who is the Worst Sinner?

Striving at Home, Striving Spiritually

Who Prayed for Patience??

"If someone is praying for me to have patience, they can stop now!" This has been a thought that goes through my mind quite often when so many things just keep BUGGING me!  Ever wonder how you develop better patience? How do you develop higher endurance? How do you build up strong muscles? You have… Continue reading Who Prayed for Patience??

Striving Spiritually

The Annoying and Obnoxious Knocker

Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.”  And he said to them, “When you pray, say: “Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread, and forgive… Continue reading The Annoying and Obnoxious Knocker

Striving at Home, Striving Spiritually

Tears of Joy from a Bathroom

As a mother, the only time I really get to myself is when Kaylee is down for a nap.  Otherwise, she's with me everywhere.  And I mean EVERYWHERE in this house.  I wouldn't change it for the world, and it's great to see how this little girl explores things and just how much of a… Continue reading Tears of Joy from a Bathroom

Striving Spiritually

The Great Saga, Final Night

Teenagers and young adults running around a church sanctuary with faces COMPLETELY covered with random shapes, colors, and designs while no one says a word...this is the Mime.  For about 1 hour and 15 minutes, we have a drama set to music that portrays our story.  It's about how God created something so beautiful, how… Continue reading The Great Saga, Final Night