Obedience in the Ordinary

Summer is such a fun time at our house. It’s a time of sleeping in, going to the pool, staying up late and visiting with friends and family. Though I appreciate the laid back schedule and the ability to be spontaneous, I often miss the normal routines of consistent time in the Word of God [...]

The Unchanging One Changed Me

Hi girls, I’m Carissa Reeves! I’m married 16 years to Steve and together we have 4 arrows in our quiver.  We were married 4 years before we felt called to serve Him however He would lead.  It has been such a wild ride.  I introduce myself this way because I feel like my identity is [...]

Say it Again….

Growing up, I confess that I didn’t always listen to my parents (you must be shocked)! Often times, I was instructed to do things and I would respond with the classic “huh?” My father would rarely repeat himself but instead would simply say, “uh huh.” I would have to search through the last several minutes [...]

Leaving Brokenness Behind

Good day, my sisters! If you’ve been following this month’s blog posts, I’m sure you have recognized the recurring theme: Wholeness! Amid each of these personal stories you have read, I’m sure you have felt the brokenness of each individual just as I have. We all yearn for each other’s (as well as our own) [...]

To Have and To Hold

Lindsey’s post last week left me in awe of the power of God over the devastation that plagues our lives. That word Hallelujah resonated within me all week and conjured up a sense of hope and anticipation. Echoes of Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus rang loudly in my heart with all its grand crescendos and left me [...]


Prior to a year ago, these words could not have come from me, nor would they have resonated with me. My life before to my brother’s death was full of trauma, but never tragedy. I am 33 years old and I had no idea what it was like to “walk through the valley” until May [...]

You’re Welcome

Hey there, welcome back and today is a day that I would love to sit and see you as we unpack wholeness from an ancient box. If you are anything like me, you revel in a good treasure hunt. There is something about a trip to a thrift store or a garage sale or perhaps [...]