Things That Matter

"War has a way of distinguishing between the things that matter and the things that don't."  ~Downton Abbey Anyone who has experienced severe illness has been at war. My family and I have fought battle after battle with Lyme+ and I can tell you that we understand that quote very well.  Things that used to … Continue reading Things That Matter


Hold Your Peace

And Moses said to the people, "Do not be afraid. Stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which He will accomplish for you today. For the Egyptians whom you see today, you shall see again no more forever. "The LORD will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace." Exodus 14-13-14  ________________________ … Continue reading Hold Your Peace

It’s Not Over Yet (For King & Country)

For King & Country quickly became one of my most favorite bands when I saw them perform last year at Joshua Fest in Quincy, CA.  I sat backstage and listened to them encourage the audience to stay pure, stay focused and stay encouraged.  And then came the song they wrote for their sister - their … Continue reading It’s Not Over Yet (For King & Country)


Strength, Peace, Love and Joy

I have had some rough days (and especially nights) lately with intense pain throughout my entire body and muscle weakness that has made it difficult to walk at times. The last 2 days have been “not horrible”, which is a huge blessing but I tend to push through what pain I do have to get … Continue reading Strength, Peace, Love and Joy


40 Years

People in the bible talk about 40 years as if they've forgotten how long a day can be As we were reading Joshua this morning and discussing the children wandering thru the desert, I was struck with a new pain that completely stopped me from functioning. The first thing I realized was that the upper … Continue reading 40 Years


God is Still God.

I will frequently post the phrase "God is still God. God is still good." I wanted to share with you where that came from. Years ago, when I was struggling with pain and didn't have answers or direction, I sought God begging Him for help. My response came through these videos below. To many, I … Continue reading God is Still God.