Do You Ever Wonder Why?

Today we found out that our 31 week old unborn son is dead. I went in for the normal pregnancy check up to find out things were not so normal. Why? The doctors have no clue….. He was moving yesterday and yet today he’s gone….. Bruce and I had had a very hard time deciding…

This is Character

The beginning of my 8th grade year we found out my Dad had AIDS and that he had been living a double life for multiple years. For the next 10 months my Dad went from a collapsed lung from Ammonia to full blown AIDS. During this season my Mom could of chosen to bad mouth my…

Being Content

We as part of the American society have mastered the art of making people feel discontent and not satisfied with what we have. It’s all about living the American Dream where more is better rather than finding peace with the little we have and being content. In so many circumstances we have also lost sight…

Pressing On To The Future

“Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:13-14 Not sure if anyone else ever struggles with this but I find that there are times in life that I get caught up in the…

God’s In the Beginning!

Almost 8 years ago I met Bruce Sanders for the first time at the discipleship home I ran. He had come to chop wood with his brother Mike Stath because he wanted to meet me. A few weeks before he had seen me at Northwest Foursquare Church and the Lord had told him I was…

More Than a Conqueror

Today I was reading in Romans and was reminded of what a friend of mine had shared with me back in June: “Prayed for you this morning and heard the following: during this season in your life do not let the enemy’s attacks distract you from your destiny. No matter what happens you win! Romans…

It’s Official

As we watch the sunset here in Washington we wait expectantly for a new sunrise to take place in Hawaii in 6 months. Yes it’s really true …. we have been accepted into the Family DTS in Kona. In six months we will be saying our goodbyes to our family and friends and saying “Aloha”…

Getting Ready

We have accepted the call, we have filled out the applications and we have begun the downsizing. When I say downsizing I mean we have moved from an 1,800 square foot home into a 900 square foot apartment. Getting ready for a completely new way of life …. that is having everything we own (except…