A Simple Invitation: A Lesson Learned this Advent Season

"Advent is a time where we are encouraged to go deeper into a relationship with God - to take what faith you have been given, and to go deeper." Today, I explore some of the deep, intense thoughts which have plagued my mind for several weeks - and, hopefully impart some inspiration from a dear friend, as well as some I have found while spending time in prayer.

The How & Why of the Military Family: A Review of the Movie “Indivisible”

"Intensely compelling," was the sentence review from my husband - the active duty Soldier in our family. However, in today's post, I review the movie, "Indivisible," from the standpoint of a proud Army wife and mom, and a former clinician who has assisted with readjustment and reintegration.

Wounds of War, and the Power of Forgiveness and Faith – A Movie Review of Unbroken: Path to Redemption

"That, dear reader, is the true power and testimony of Unbroken: Path to Redemption. The process of healing will take time, but it is not impossible." If you need a movie to watch this month, may I highly recommend this movie - which addresses many issues near and dear to my heart. Read further for a more in-depth analysis of this particular movie!

Knocking Down Brick Walls: An Invitation to Church

"Church is a constant reminder that there is something - dare I say Someone - far greater than me. There is a purpose for living life that doesn't include chasing only things which will make me feel good. To put it bluntly, Church..." A conversation with my Kindergartner sparked some swirling thoughts this week - which I explore more in today's post. Will you join me at church this weekend?

The Plans of (Wo)men, and Other Things that Make God Laugh

The Plans of (Wo)men, and Other Things that Make God Laugh - How I made a plan, and then God revealed His hand... An update about my blog.