On Sunday, America celebrated its 245th year of freedom. And based on the number of fireworks I heard on Saturday, it was a two-day celebration for many people! Although, for me, while the 4th of July brings many joyful memories of family get-togethers and cookouts – it also carries a little fear. Thankfully, this past…Read More
With the joys of summer here, vacations and family gatherings are in full swing. As we enjoy ourselves to the fullest, we often step out of our everyday routine of studying the Word. As a result, our intake of God’s Word tends to be put on the back burner (I am guilty of this, too!).…Read More
Summer weather in the midwest can change in an instant. One minute, it’s hot and humid; the next minute, there is a thunderstorm rolling through. Life is unpredictable too. Thankfully, we can focus on Jesus to get us through our storms. Life is Unpredictable Much like a thunderstorm that causes chaos, certain situations in life…Read More
Summer is finally here, and for years, I’ve always associated summer with one thing – reading! Summer Reading During my childhood, I would participate in the summer program at my local library. Hopping on my bike and heading downtown to the library, I couldn’t wait to walk through the bookcases upon bookcases looking for that…Read More
I could not stop crying as I was facing the role of an empty nester. Earlier that day, our oldest son, Grant, boarded a plane to Texas for his second semester of classes at Baylor University. Because of the pandemic, his semester break had been extended an additional two weeks. As a family, we celebrated…Read More
The term “kicking against the goads” isn’t one that we use in our everyday conversations, but it’s one that we should start using! The account of Paul and his conversion in the book of Acts (9:1-19) is a favorite of mine. From the appearance of the risen Savior to Paul’s blindness for three days to…Read More
We did it! For those of us with students, the end of the school year is upon us. However, our students need to make it through final exams and projects before the joys of summer can begin. This is a stressful time for both students and teachers. Thankfully, when we come to the Lord stressed,…Read More
My name is Missy, and I am a Child of the King, wife to Craig, mom to Grant and Connor. I enjoy family time and the laughter that comes with it!