Backpacking to Babylon – Theodore May

I had to share this will yall because I think its so cool and yall may want to check it out. Theodore May is a reporter for the Global Post and has embarked on a journey to track the steps of Alexander the Great and chronicle the evidence of his influence on the Middle East….

Setting the Stage for Holy Week

While I realize we are well into Holy Week, I wanted to share a video with you.  This is a collection of photos I took while visiting Israel in 2008.  I am a very visual person and seeing the places where the events of Holy Week originally happened helps me focus and be in a…

The Adoption Dress – The Blessings and Spirit of Adoption

Adoption has been a “buzz word” in my life lately. I have two good friends at church who recently became adoptive parents and I have another good friend who was sharing some stories with me about her work at a local adoption agency.  Because I have a heart for missions, I have often thought through…

A Splash of Brightness at My Living Canvas

I have finally come to grips with a reality I have long fought to admit:  I can only keep up with one blog! If I didn’t have a full-time job I might be able to better manage my multi-tasking blogging capabilities but I confess that for now this blog will have to be it.  It…

Honoring Amy

My dear friend Amy passed away last Friday. She had an aggressive form of cancer that doctors discovered a little less that 1 year ago. Her birthday is the same day as Brian and my anniversary – April 30. She would’ve been 42 this year. She was such a sweet friend to so many. She…

A Tribute…

I put together this video today to honor Christ.  Last year I traveled to Israel and had the chance to visit all the Holy Sites, and this video shows many of the sites we saw in Jerusalem directly related to Easter.  You will see real live photos of the Jerusalem skyline, the Garden of Gethsemane…

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

JESS, GUY, STEPH, MATT, CHRISTI, LUKE, COLLEEN, RICK: WE MISS YOU!!! In 2009 I resolve to…. Be Healthy and Lose at LEAST 20 lbs Go to at LEAST 2 concerts Write and attempt to publish at LEAST 2 articles Share the truth about Jesus with at LEAST 2 people who have never heard Give more…

PHOTOS FROM ISRAEL

Photos from our trip to Israel Our trip to the Holy Land was awe inspiring and Life Changing. I hope you will catch a glimpse of the beauty and majesty of Israel in this collection of photographs. Israel Part 1 CLICK HERE to view VIDEOS from our Trip