• Ask, Don't Assume

    “…when the Israelites heard that they had built the altar…the whole assembly of Israel gathered to go to war against them.”                                           Joshua 22:11-12 (NIV) Texting is both the best and worst invention of the century!  How often are texts read with the wrong message being received?  We can read them with the wrong tone and […]

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  • Press On

    Lately the song you will find me bopping my head to driving my mustang around town is “Wrecking Ball (Press on)” by  Building 429, featuring the beautiful Blanca Reves Callahan.  Blanca is from another one of my favorite bands, GROUP 1 CREW. Wrecking Ball (Press On) was written by Building 429’s lead singer Jason Roy.  He […]

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  • Friends & Family

    Girlfriends This past week was incredible for me!  It’s been crazy busy, but crazy fun!  I’ve seen more friends and family than I have in a very long time…visited with old friends and made some wonderful new ones!  It started off with Monika (friend since youth camp) and I driving to Toronto and only missing […]

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  • Is it Too Late?

     “Caleb said, ‘I was 40 years old when Moses sent me to explore the land…I followed the LORD my God wholeheartedly.  On that day, Moses swore to me, “The land on which your feet have walked will be your inheritance and the of your children forever because you have followed the LORD my God wholeheartedly.”  […]

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  • Faithful

    Tonight my daughter Shelby’s blog post was inspiring to me!  She’s so open, honest and well…let’s just say she doesn’t leave you wondering what she’s thinking.  I love that about her!  In the past it has brought more than a few embarrassing moments when she “shared” her thoughts and feelings 🙂  When she was about […]

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  • The Closeness Of God

    “They will be my people, and I will be their God.”   Jeremiah32:38 (NIV) Isn’t it amazing how the more you love someone the closer you want to get to them?  From the beginning of the Bible in Genesis 3 we can read how God would come down and hang out with Adam and Eve […]

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  • Contentment That Leads To Victory!

    “I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances…I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation…I can do everything through Christ who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:11-12 (NIV) 13 (NLT) “Contentment makes poor men rich, and discontent makes rich men poor. “ Benjamin Franklin One of my favorite childhood memories […]

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  • 40 Days In The Man Cave

    Can’t seem to find a ‘Mans Man’ Devotional? Well search no more! My husband Todd—the firefighter, author, artist and illustrator of WATER IN THE DESERT recently completed a NEW Men’s Daily Devotional. 40 DAYS IN THE MAN CAVE is scattered with humorous, interesting stories about the importance of men carving out a few minutes within their crazy schedules to spend […]

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  • Faith & Lace

    On Sunday Night my daughter, Shelby Sparkman created a blog for young women called “Faith & Lace“.   It’s all about faith, fashion, music or whatever she’s feeling at the time!   She’s one of those strange kids that watched Fashion Television from when she was about 4 years old, and has great fashion sense […]

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