It's been a pretty emotional couple of days here in Hawaii. Saturday morning at 8:08 (which just so happens to be our area code), Hawaii was woken to the Emergency Alert System blasting our cell-phones with a terrifying alert! Road alerts were flashing the warning. Sirens were blaring. The news announced the bomb threat. Twitter, Facebook...you… Continue reading A 2nd Chance at Life: Hawaii’s Ballistic Missile Warning
As I sit down to write today, I must admit, I'm a bit frazzled. We are preparing for a flight back to the mainland and it's left me quite moody (just ask the kids!) It's not that I'm worried about the traveling itself. I'm not even worried about traveling alone with the kids. I'm far… Continue reading OCD…An Idol?
Wellness Wednesday Being wonderstruck.... Wonderstruck can be defined as experiencing a sudden feeling of awed delight or wonder. This past Sunday, my pastor John Burgess gave a great sermon about being wonderstruck. It's left me thinking all week about things in life that no-longer leave me feeling "wonderstruck." The things I once found jaw-dropping and yet… Continue reading Finding That Wonderstruck Feeling Through Serving Others
My sweet blogging friends at A Fractured Faith wrote about "why do you get out of bed in the morning?" To quote them, "Some mornings both the flesh and the spirit are unwilling when it comes to rising and facing the daily grind. " This had me cracking up! It's soooooo true! I am one… Continue reading When God Needs Your Attention at 5am
Identity Poetry On the surface, I am a strong person. On the surface, I am brave. On the surface, I am well versed. Yet... Underneath the layers, I am weak without Him. Underneath the layers, my bravery comes from Him. Underneath the layers, my brain is a web of thoughts. He...completes me. He...meets me where… Continue reading My Identity (Poem & Bible Journal)
But, how does He see me...the real me...deep inside?
It's in these moments where I have to ask myself, "Am I asking for HIS will? Or, could it possibly be MY will?"
If we really think about it, we can find a reason to be thankful in almost everything. Even the crappy stuff.
I want to be Enamored in His love. I want to allow Him to fill my heart with so much love that it overflows onto those around me!
The weekends always cause me to sit and reflect. It's a great opportunity for me to sit uninterrupted and "JUST BE." Today, I find myself sipping on my coffee and thinking about the future. I'm sure that's nothing unusual, as most people think about the future quite often. We found out recently, that our plans… Continue reading God’s Whisper to My Heart