Spiritual Running Shoes

As Seth and I sat at our kitchen table, talking about a faith study we’re a part of, we began discussing what our individual relationships with Jesus looked like. Seth began describing how he felt his relationship with God looked. “Sometimes, I see myself running and when I connect with Jesus I begin to take…

Flipping The Switch On Social Media

It’s hard to be a Christian.  Not that I don’t love it, or should I say, not that I don’t love Jesus with all of my heart. In today’s world, it’s hard to be a Christian.  I say this like it wasn’t difficult before.  Truthfully, it was harder in the years following the ascension of…

You’ve just stepped in water with socks on…

What comes to mind when I say that? For most people, I’d think it would look something like… …disgust     …discomfort     …disliking For some, this is the absolute worst feeling in the world. I have a toddler, which is crazy in itself. Most of the time, when I do this, the culprit is a…

My Date With Jesus

I went on a date with Jesus today. Like most dates, it didn’t go exactly how I thought it would.  I think it went even better! We began our date with a trip to Dairy Queen for a Five Buck Lunch, because why wouldn’t you take Jesus to DQ?  I got chicken fingers, I suspect…

More Than Mindless

After putting Benjamin down for his afternoon nap, I came downstairs and flipped on the TV as I ate my lunch.  Before I knew it, it had been an hour and a half and my food was long gone.  I thought to myself, “What am I doing with my life?”.  Immediately, I turned it off and…

Childlike Faith

And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 18:3 I’ve been a Christian all my life, but it took me having a child to understand what this verse meant.  Growing up, I guess I always just thought it didn’t…