As years cycle on and seasons turn to winter, sometimes we find our selves asking this question. Perhaps its a mid-life crisis or a young life in burnout or an aging one looking back with a twinge of regret. Are our dreams always attainable? Or can they die? Continue reading Do Dreams Die?
In 2016 I was preparing for recovery from a surgery that would be more major than I realized going into it and would leave a scar stretching from one side of my body to the other. The surgeon recommended I … Continue reading Luxurious, Homemade Natural Lotion
Want a really tasty root vegetable recipe for your family? Try this rutabaga recipe! Continue reading Roasted Rutabaga in Browned Butter
God is always whispering “I love you!” to us. I don’t always notice it, but here are a few examples of things I’ve noticed lately. Continue reading The Pot Story- A God Story
True beauty is often birthed in struggle. Without the loss, the irritant, the pain, there would be no Himalayas, no pearls, no joy. Continue reading Beauty Birthed in Struggle
Why Talent and IQ ≠ Success
Why is it that intelligence and talent aren’t the best predictors of a person’s ability? Read on to find out about what perspective leads to success. Continue reading Why Talent and IQ ≠ Success
Every moment, we have a choice to make. A very important choice. A choice between shallow and life. A choice to look back with joy or regret. Continue reading Hold Regret For Ransom
If you’re already shaken up from an accident, the last thing you want is to be taken advantage of by a tow truck driver. Every business needs to make money, and tow truck drivers are no different. Their business depends … Continue reading Don’t Be Scammed By a Tow Truck After an Accident
In what has been referred to as the most beautiful short story of ancient times, we meet a character who dances between empty and full throughout the story. Continue reading The Best Short Story of Ancient Times
He runs the opposite direction of God’s command, gets swallowed by a large ocean creature, cries out to God who delivers him, carries out God’s command, and asks God to take his life when he observes the aftermath. The end might leave one wondering- does Jonah ever get it? Continue reading Did Jonah Ever Get It?
These are a great project to do as a family during Christmas break and they are great gift ideas. They would even be great for party favors or craft ideas for kids activities in Sunday School or at kids events. … Continue reading Inexpensive DIY Baking Soda Ornaments
What does El-Shaddai mean, anyway? This name is rich in meaning, and holds promise for us in every season. Continue reading El-Shaddai: Mighty to Nurture and Supply
What does the name of God Adonai mean? It was definitely the hardest for me to write about so far. It carries with it a hard but very sweet truth. Adonai means Master. Continue reading The Names of God: Adonai
Ancient Hebrew was written without the vowels. This special name for God was written in Hebrew with the consonants YHWH. German translations used the vowels JHVH. After not speaking this name for over 900 years, God’s people weren’t sure what vowels to add in. Since they often used Adonai as a replacement name for this sacred, unspoken name, they simply put the vowels of Adonai into the German translation to make Jehovah. Most scholars believe it should actually be translated as Yahweh. Continue reading Yahweh or Jehovah?
Yahweh is God’s personal and most sacred name, appearing more than 6,800 times in the Old Testament. It carries the reality that God is eternal, unchanging, and self-existent. It is also rich with the reality that He is holy and righteous to punish sin, and that He is love- ready to sacrifice and make a way for our relationship with Him to be restored. Continue reading Yahweh: God’s Personal Name
In this series, we are exploring the Hebrew names of God to help us draw closer to and delve deeper in our relationship with God. This post looks at what Elohim means, where it is in the Bible, and how it points us to God in a unique way. Continue reading Elohim: Most High, All-Powerful Creator
Throughout the Old Testament alone, around 20 different names are used to refer to the One true God of the Bible. But why are these names practically important in your everyday life? The answer lies in the meaning of life … Continue reading The Power of the Names of God in Your Life
Want a delectable salad that works as a main course, salsa, or side? This is one of our family’s favorites. I love to make it for taco night…. Well, to be honest, I often have taco night simply because I’m … Continue reading Black Bean and Corn Salad