I Fell Off a Cliff

Really. A little over 2 weeks ago, on the 1st of July, I had a very unfortunate accident. It was a beautiful Sunday, and I had just finished eating a delicious lunch at my favorite restaurant here in Kona. We sat overlooking our pretty little piece of the Pacific, and a friend even bought my … Continue reading

Just a Brief Update

It’s been a week since I returned to Kona from being in Nigeria for 2 weeks. I have not yet fully processed what I saw and heard while there. I still need to take time to debrief from this very intense trip into a very intense nation. I have pages and pages of notes and … Continue reading

Prayer Requests and Praise Reports

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 God is so good! I have seen and heard of so many amazing things in these past couple weeks. Healing, redemption, restoration, grace! He is a good, good Daddy. Have you ever taken … Continue reading

Intimacy and Challenges

Yesterday, we were blessed with the opportunity to hear Heidi Baker, founder of Iris Ministries, speak here on our Kona campus. Her words moved me, challenged me, and inspired me. Today, I have taken some time to process what she taught and what God spoke to me yesterday. I think the reason Heidi has such … Continue reading


Hello friends & family, Welcome to my new blog. Thank you for checking it out. I stole my favorite recent post from the other blog to get things started, but I hope to post something new here very soon. Blessings!

Feeling Happy vs. Having Joy

I have recently come to the realization that there is quite a difference between feeling happy and having joy. While both are definitely great, one is permanent and one is temporary. At first I found this thought rather challenging, but the more I think about it, the more I can accept it and be quite … Continue reading