the love of God

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] A [/dropcap]startling theme in my life lately (and I say startling because it's coming at me from everywhere) is God's love. This life is all about His love. The only thing of importance in life is His love. God's love is what moves us. If we don't know God's love,…

opportunities are available

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] S [/dropcap]undays through Tuesdays are hard days at our house. We have church, cleaning jobs, work on Monday, Bible school, work and preschool on Tuesday, and on it goes. We’re out of the house through much of those three days, and on Mondays I have the boys from 8am to…

time to start knocking on doors

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] S [/dropcap]o March and April have been quite challenging for the little Hayden family. Fridge was pouring water out the bottom on a weekly basis and had to get replaced. Wash machine was (literally) shaking the house down and not getting clothes cleaned until they'd been through 3 cycles. Hot…

identity

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] I [/dropcap]’m jumping into the middle of a long story, so the short of it is that lately I’ve been pondering my life and gifts/callings. It’s very interesting to be 34 years old and to look back at the 8 year old me, the 18 year old me, the 25…

changing it up…

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] S [/dropcap]o as I’ve repeatedly said (or whined), our 950 square foot house is mega-claustrophobic with two adults, two kids, and one dog. I simply do not have people over due to this fact. I can’t breathe in it, let alone invite more people so that none of us can…