Building Character: Faithfulness

Faithfulness is something we can all relate to on a personal level. All of us have experienced the never-ending faithfulness of God. While we were still sinners, Christ loved and died for us. He is faithful, even when we are not. Many of us have also experienced unfaithfulness. Maybe even in a close friend or spouse. That breech of trust in an established relationship is difficult to overcome. Trust is not built over night, rather over time. Chances are, we know how deeply that unfaithfulness can wound. Yet, when we were at our most unfaithful, Christ still died to make us right with … Read more…

Connecting Your Children to God: An Empty Pitcher Will Not Hydrate

Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them. – Deuteronomy 4:9 This verse always convicts me. Though I do not yet have children, this verse reminds me that if I do not keep my faith “active” through sharing with others what God has done in my life, then those things will fade from my heart. Satan actively attempts to lull us into a passive faith. I … Read more…

{Love} Letter to Vinegar

Vinegar, You are amazing. Every week I learn new things about you! Your uses are endless. Your variety is the spice of my life. To think, I once believed you were just a smelly liquid—but oh, you are so much more. You leave my surfaces shiny and clean! You clean my shower my sink my drip pans my floors my windows my dog’s messes my clothes my coffee pot my dishwasher even my pores! Who needs all those fancy pantsy, smelly chemical cleaners when I have you? You are welcome in my home any day. Love, Nathana P.S. I will … Read more…