When Ruins Sing...

Open your mouth wide and I will fill it with good things...(psalm8110.com)

Meaningful Wait

Meaningful Wait Is connectivity killing connection? While sitting in the doctor’s office recently, I saw a room full of people and heard a room full of DEAD SILENCE.  Everyone was glued to their phone. It made me sad and it immediately brought a memory to mind, a moment I would have missed had my phone […]

Meaningful Questions

Meaningful Questions Someone can invite, hug and show us to a seat of honor, but if they never ask us a MEANINGFUL QUESTION have they really shown that we MEAN ANYTHING to them? An invitation means nothing if we are not truly welcomed. A hug is as piercing as a slap in the face when […]

GENTalks Episode 13: God Does Not Have A Plan For Our Lives

Click Here: Link to iTunes GENTalks Episode 13 Kaitlin and Katie dive straight into the deep water as they discuss the idea that “God does not have a plan for our lives” but He does have Kingdom purpose and that is a different outlook altogether. Another way it’s been put: God is not in control […]

All Is Well (Really?)

When we hear, ALL IS WELL, do we breathe a little easier, or do we immediately think, REALLY? WHAT PLANET DO YOU LIVE ON? WHATEVER!  I have to admit I can fall into both categories. However,  I am still a sucker for a WELL story, stories that start WELL, go WELL and end WELL! Deep […]

I Have A Dream

I am the C0-founder (with another Katie Taylor🙂 of a local online community, Ourcityonahill.net, and I hope you will check out the site to see the heartbeat behind it. In a nutshell, the heartbeat is unity in Christ! We got the site up and running in 2015 with the mission and vision of: Vision statement: “To […]

2017 My 10th Year

Happy New Year 2017! I want to kick this year off celebrating God and His faithfulness. For those who have been traveling alongside me for sometime now, you know a little of My History .(Click “My History” for the link to this blogs Welcome! page ) This is the beginning of my 10th year of freedom! I […]

Full-Nesters (Week 52)

Check out my post from the beginning of 2016: “Be Alert! Be Present! I’m about to do something BRAND NEW” 2016 writing and painting goals Story Behind the Painting: I actually did it! I met my writing and painting goal this year. If you read the post above you saw that I planned to have […]

31 Days of Hindsight: 22 Will Have To Do

So today is the last day of “31 Days of Hindsight” and as you see, 22 is the new 31 for me:) One of the things I believe God is working on in my life is letting HIM set the goals AND chart the path. I have no doubt that HE asked me to take […]

Nativity: Place of Origin (Week 49)

Story behind the painting: When I posted the last batch of ornaments I painted, I had someone order 13 Nativities.  The only Nativity in my ornament collection was the black, white and gold silhouette but she was ordering the “colorful ones.” I realized she thought the church ornaments were nativities and just like that, I saw […]

31 Days of Hindsight: Day 7

Today is the 9 year anniversary of my “NOTHING BUT NOODLES” lunch. December 7, 2007 is the day a “sleeping giant” awoke in me, the day I surrendered to the Holy Spirit. …the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world. 1 John 4:4 NLT That date is […]