Tiger Stripes

To all the Mamas out there , Look down at your stretch marks. Your scars. Your stretched out skin. These are your tiger stripes. Your badge of honor. You may try to use all the creams and work outs wanting to erase them. But tigers don’t do that. They wear them on the outside. Mamma, you … More Tiger Stripes

Anticipating CHRISTmas

Do you remember being a child around  Christmas? Do you remember the giddy feeling you’d get as soon as you’d see those presents under the Christmas tree? All the wonder and curiosity of what’s inside danced in your mind. And that is why this family celebrates Christmas this way. Instead of hiding the gifts the … More Anticipating CHRISTmas

Build Don’t Break

    As a newlyweds Peter and I have been working on surrounding ourselves in a community of encouragement. These next few years are years of preparation as we expand on our family. Although I’m an introvert I am learning how important it  really is to have a good community.    We have come to … More Build Don’t Break

Love Letters To God

I’ve experienced: Loss Regret Hurt Victories and Love just like anyone else. Tears stream down my face as I as read through my old prayer journals and see how faithful God has been throughout my life. I started writing letters to God when I was fifteen; I’m twenty-five now. As the years went on I started … More Love Letters To God

The Norma Jeanes

    I don’t love her because she’s a legend. I love her because of her story. Why? Because it’s many people’s story. They too want the world to see them for who they want to be. Many people didn’t know her story until her death. She wanted the world to see her exactly as what … More The Norma Jeanes

A Different World

I was looking for an adventure, something to get out of not only Washington, but of the U.S. My thinking was that the ministry happening in Kitsap Country was really good and I am excited for it but there is so much more outside of it to see. I needed to stretch my faith and … More A Different World