Train of Thoughts

So Will I – Hillsong United

I love this song; It has definitely been my most listened to worship song recently.  Feel free to play the video and listen before or after you read, but I would ask that for this song, don't bother reading what I write during the song, but focus on the lyrics - they are so very... Continue Reading →


Following Our Family’s Rules

What rules or expectations did your family set for you that everyone still follows? Were there rules about clothing (i.e. what to wear or not to wear during certain times)? What about dietary rules (i.e. eat these foods, but __ is really unhealthy so avoid that)? What about rules about how to spend your time?... Continue Reading →

Trusting God Hurts.

What does it mean to trust God? We often say things like "if we trust God, then everything will be alright".  This is 100% true, but probably not in the way that you expect. If we trust in God He will care for you, it may change your perspective of God and/or the situation, but... Continue Reading →

Blog Revamp!

Hello everyone! If you haven't noticed, Amanda and I have not been posting very much on here, and we apologize for our absence! We also decided to change up the blog format, clean up some clutter, and start adding some pictures! So, we are calling this a "Blog Revamp"! Our purpose, however, is not changing.... Continue Reading →

Tortured for Christ Movie Review

I have a mixed opinion of Christian movies. I think they have a tendency to be poorly written, cliche, and void of any sense of pacing. That being said, I can also recognize when even a cheesy movie can be an enjoyable or thought-provoking experience.  Last night (3/5) we went to see Tortured for Christ. ... Continue Reading →

Anti-Psalm 1

If you have been reading for a while, you will know that I tend to have three kinds of posts: 1) I write about the message of a song, or its meaning to me, 2) I expound upon random thoughts that I have had throughout the week, or 3) I have shared what I am... Continue Reading →

Marriage is not all about… Love

It’s been awhile since I posted, so here are some thoughts that I’ve pulled together from some of my recent conversations and interactions! I’m assuming that the title of this post elicited some confusion, but let me explain first. These thoughts come from a conversation I had with my mom, and I wanted to flush... Continue Reading →

2017 Summer Update!

Greetings! One of the purposes for this blog is to have a clear forum for us to share updates to friends and family. We thought we would take a moment to fill you in on what we’ve been up to so far this year as we move into the summer! (And apologize for taking so... Continue Reading →

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