I love roses. They remind me of my grandpa. He was a man I greatly admired.
Another person I greatly admire is whoever came up with the idea of putting a delay button on a coffee pot. I’m so thankful I can get out of bed in the morning knowing my coffee is done and ready!
My sweet husband and I have been married since 2005. Being married for a while now has helped me to understand the true wonder of a person. I feel like I know him so well, yet at the same time there is so much I am still learning about who he really is; all the intricacies that make him individual and unique.
I have three amazing kids ranging in ages from four to nine. My youngest loves having deep and meaningful conversations about dolphins. When she wants to talk she will come sit in my lap, put her hands on my face and turn my eyes towards hers until she has my undivided attention. There are times when this demand drives me nuts, but I know in a few years I’ll miss it.
I was born and raised in a little town in northern California. In 2015 we packed up everything and moved to a land flowing with milk and honey potatoes.
We love Idaho!
I tend to care too much about what people think about me. This has been one of my greatest weaknesses.
Yet it’s funny how our weaknesses can intertwine with our strengths.
Part of my desire to be liked stems from the value I find in building and maintaining meaningful relationships. I value having the capacity to love, challenge, encourage, and influence others – and also to be loved, challenged, encouraged, and influenced by others.
I am a follower of my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Growing in my relationship with Him is essential to me – worth spending my life for.
My relationship with Him is where I want to live from. Where I want to love from. Where I want to challenge, encourage, and influence from.
What I Believe
God is the eternal Creator and Ruler of the universe. He is one God who exists in three persons – God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.
Genesis 1:1, 26-27; Psalm 90:2
Jesus is the Son of God. He has always existed and was with God in the beginning. Jesus came to earth as a man, was conceived of the Holy Spirit, and born of the virgin Mary. He offered Himself as a perfect sacrifice for the sins of the world by dying on the cross. Three days later God raised Him from the grave displaying His power over sin and death. One day, Jesus will return to the earth to rule and reign.
John 1:1; John 1:14; Matthew 1:20-22; Philippians 2:5-9; 1 Timothy 6:14-16
About the Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit is co-equal with God the Father and God the Son. He is present in the earth and convicts the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment to make men aware of their need for salvation. He lives within each believer from the moment of their salvation and provides them with the power needed to live according to truth and righteousness. He distributes gifts to each believer at the time of their salvation for the purpose of building up the body of Christ.
John 16:7-13, 14:16,17; Acts 1:8; 1 Corinthians 2:12, 3:16, 12:1-11; Ephesians 1:13; Galatians 5:25; Ephesians 5:18
About the Bible
The Bible is the inerrant Word of God. It was written by men under the inspiration and guidance of the Holy Spirit. It is the believers’ supreme source of truth.
2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21; Psalm 119:160
Salvation is God’s free gift to all who accept it by grace through faith. It is not of one’s own works. A person is saved when they confess their sins and accept Jesus as God’s way of forgiveness and salvation.
John 3:16; Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23; John 14:6; Galatians 3:26; Ephesians 2:8-9; Romans 5:1
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