Peace and contentment go hand in hand, like peanut butter and jelly. The definition of contentment is in a state of peaceful happiness. God tells us to be content. Whether we have much or little, be content. In other words, whether we have much or little, live in a state of peaceful happiness.


There are times that I look back and think, “wow, I handled that surprisingly well”. The truth is, I wasn’t handling it at all. For instance, when our foster son went back to be with his family I thought that Brent and I handled the situation pretty well. (A pat on the back for me … More awareness

let it go

People are going to hurt and misuse you. It’s part of life. But you can choose how that hurt affects you. Are you going to stew on it, let it poison your other relationships, or are you going to forgive and learn from it? Forgiveness doesn’t mean that you have to continue a cycle of … More let it go

trust fall

Have you ever played the trust fall game? That’s where you fall backwards and trust that the person behind you will catch you and not allow you to hit the ground. (I personally have never participated in this game because I don’t trust that someone could catch me, so this may not have been the … More trust fall