Are We Up or Down?

1 Thessalonians 5:18 "Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." Today is a quiet day. Currently, I am sitting in an almost dark room with just a box light casting shadows on the ceiling. The pups are resting in their bed in the kitchen, Eric is asleep on the couch. The hum and slosh of the washing machine with the occasional sound of a car on the wet...

Get the Hell Out

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.”Ephesians‬ ‭6:12‬ ‭ Eric and I have been through a living hell and back in this world. Coming clean, we allowed it. You could almost say we pre-planned, bought the tickets,...

I Can’t Do This!

Romans 8:26 “In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.” As Eric and I have been working towards learning God’s love, this phrase, “I can’t do this,“ has come up many times. Have you ever said that? Sometimes it’s over big things, sometimes over small...

Snip-it Into Love

John 15:12 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” If I truly believed that verse, what would my life look like? What would your life look like? I stopped to ponder this. The truth behind the meaning was not what I originally had in mind. When I Initially saw this verse my first thought was, “Oh! We’re gonna love on everybody, everybody’s gonna be...