I grew up in a religious home, went to a religious college and am now trying to live my life not as a religious person but as a Christ Follower. I like many others struggle with faith and have doubts. I know God has a plan for me, sometimes I just wish he would show it me.

I’m tired

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

taniobeach2“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28

I have been so tired the past few weeks. Fighting off illness, and it being my busy time at work has really taken a toll on my mind, body, and spirit. Even though I am weary I find rest in the verse above. (more…)

ABC Bible Verses

Friday, March 20th, 2015

SRT_ABCI feel like we dropped the ball with Madilyn concerning the importance of Bible memorization. With Caleb it was easy. We went to a church that had an Awana’s program. The Awana program is designed for students to learn and memorize scripture. He also went to a private Christian school that focused on the importance of verse memorization. (more…)

Pizza Love

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

pizzaloveLove has become a very overused word in our vocabulary. One minute we say “I love my husband” and then in the next we say, “I love pizza.” Wow, our feelings for our husband and pizza are described using the same word. (more…)


Friday, March 6th, 2015

trustTrust is the one word that keeps coming to mind lately. I have a difficult time with trust, and have been trying to be more trustful of others lately. However, right now the pharse that keeps coming to mind is, “Trust God with this.” (more…)

People can change

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

BibleStudyI have a hard time accepting that people change. I do not know why I have a hard time accepting it but I do. It is hard for me to see that someone who abused their first wife has changed and no longer is an abuser. (more…)

Four Things

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

study_2I am trying to be as open and honest in my blog post as I can be without over sharing. My hopes in posting most of these post especially those in the religion and fitness categories is to help others. My openness may be uncomfortable for some. (more…)

God Knows

Monday, February 9th, 2015

BibleStudyRemember the former things, those of long ago;  I am God, and there is no other;  I am God, and there is none like me.  I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, and what is still to come. Isiah 9-10

I find the life story of Joseph to be fascinating. The story of Joseph unfolds in Genesis chapters 37-50.  He is the long awaited son of his mother. He is a favorite of his father. He seems to have a pretty good life until his brothers become jealous and sell him as a slave. (more…)

Bible Study Geek….

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

PensI have turned into a Bible Study Geek. Recently I purchased a new journal book in which to record my Bible study notes. I also purchased colored pens for note taking. (more…)

Special Women in the Bible…

Monday, January 26th, 2015

FeetSarah, Rebecca, Rachel, Elizabeth, Hannah and Monoah’s wife (unnamed).  What do these women all have in common? They all suffered from infertility. However, they were all healed and later gave birth to great men that in their own way changed the world. (more…)

Love Letters

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

verseI found the quote in the picture and decided that I would print it and keep it in my journal for the month of January. When I read it for the first time it sparked a memory in my mind from the Fall of 1990. (more…)