We Love Because He First Loved Us: How to Think Deeply About Love on Valentine’s Day (Part 1)

I can remember as a single woman feeling sad every Valentine’s Day that I didn’t have a man in my life with whom to celebrate the day of love. Sometimes, in college, I would go out with all my single friends and we would all bemoan our singleness together (or else take up an I-don’t-need-a-man mantra while inwardly bemoaning our singleness). I can remember other Read More

A Season of Depression-a Testimony to God’s Grace

The Depression It was the fall of my senior year at Moody Bible Institute and I found myself, having just begun my final semester of Elementary Education courses, in a panic. I was terrified of my upcoming semester of student teaching and had lost the passion and desire I had once had for becoming a teacher. After I expressed these thoughts to the head of Read More

About My Cover Photo and Blog Name

I was able to snap this photo standing on the Mount of Olives overlooking the city of Jerusalem. It was spring break my senior year at Moody Bible Institute. Because I had decided that fall (yikes!) that I no longer wanted to pursue elementary education and therefore no longer needed to do student teaching in the spring, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Israel with Read More