Browsing CategoryThe Extraordinary Adventure

As you journey with me, you’ll find lots of posts on my blog about the most extraordinary adventure of pursuing God and being pursued by Him – of what God is teaching me, evidence of Him, stories of His faithfulness and being God in my life and the lives of others, and studies in God’s Word. I hope you’ll read, comment, and grow with me. I have a lot of room to grow and would love to hear about you, so share your own stories, even disagree with me if you need to, but let’s ultimately have a conversation back and forth with each other to encourage one other forward and to increase in our understanding of and strength in the truth.

Embracing Pain

…Accepting pain. Even embracing it… For me, pregnancy brought on this concept, and it keeps coming to my mind over the last several months over and over again. First trimester nauseousness, puking, and stretching aches. Second trimester pregnancy gingivitis, arms falling asleep at night, burping (my poor husband!), and heartburn. Third trimester hugeness, discomfort, back pain, nauseousness, and puking again. Things I wouldn’t normally choose to experience. Our culture often tends to give us a message that pain isn’t a good thing. While as a culture we want a good end result, at the same time the culture subtly encourages the…

The Extraordinary Adventure

Have you noticed that among the ordinary, sometimes hum-drum mundane moments of life are tucked some extraordinary ones? Cuddles with your little one, your team winning the game, romance, starting an exciting new venture, graduating, something someone speaks into your life at the perfect time. I’m convinced that the most extraordinary adventure of all & significant moments of life are ones being pursued and pursuing the God of the universe. And as far as God goes, He pursues us everyday, every moment! I hope that if you are reading this and do not even believe in a god that you…