Answered Prayer: A different kind of manna

Manna: the substance miraculously supplied as food to the Israelites in the wilderness (Exodus 16). - Google's Dictionary Breastfeeding has been an unexpected journey; one that I am grateful to be able to experience, especially as a working/pumping/commuting mother of a soon-to-be 8-month old. My husband and I had a rough initial 3-4 months with …

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A lifetime ago…

I started this blog years ago at a time in my life when I was anxiously waiting on "prospective him," pursuing my Master's in Public Health, and leading the active lifestyle I had always hoped for. Reading some of my drafts and previous posts, I see a faith relationship that I miss and I can …

Feeling Hopeless? Anxious? Overwhelmed?

There is so much we are challenged by in life and sometimes it's hard for even the most positive person to overcome that feeling of defeat. I've seen people who normally don't get anxious be hit by struggle after struggle and lose the ability to cope. I've experienced personally, the ability of the devil to make us …

Answered Prayer: Clean Water!

My very first official race was a 10K that represented something immense, the achievement of a goal I had never even set out to accomplish. I believe that God blesses us and we should share our blessings. And because it was such a momentous symbol of God's incredible transformation in my life, I wanted to do something …

People You Can’t Stand

People you can't stand. The mutual friends that annoy you, the coworkers that are mean, the guy on the bus that gives you attitude because you sat next to him, and the people that shove you around in the crowded subways. Sometimes they are irritating blips on your life screen; other times you get caught up …

Struck down but not destroyed.

You know that awful feeling when you've done something wrong? That anxious guilt at the pit of your stomach? Or the nervousness of facing the consequences and not knowing how things will turn out? We've all felt the weight of sin, regardless of whether we believe in God or not. Guilt and darkness and negativity …