October 1, 2019

To our beloved friends and Chasing Heatherwood Family,

I'm so excited to share insights from this wonderful epistle with you all.

Theologian W.O. Carver, called the book of Ephesians, "the greatest piece of writing in all history".  I myself would say it's the most clear...

September 25, 2019

Proverbs 3:4 "A time to cry..."

Matthew 5:4 "Blessed are those who mourn for they will be comforted."

 There is no reason to feel bad when we feel sad.  Sorrow is one of the most holy and sacred outpourings of genuine emotion.  The stress and pain of life is all too real...

July 23, 2019

"Teach us to number our days, that we may present to You a heart full of wisdom."

- Psalm 90:12

Time. A simple, four-letter word that we can't seem to get enough of. From vacation to watching our kids grow up, it definitely goes by fast. 

But, how are we spending tho...

April 29, 2019

Many young women and men are encouraged by the world to chase after things with zero eternal value. From money to casual sex, many of these pursuits promise a quick high and zero lasting satisfaction. 

We have both been "hidden" in things of no value. From damaging...

March 11, 2019

One of the things I hear so many Christians say is that they cannot discern the Voice of God.  They have a hard time knowing whether or not they are being led by themselves or by the Holy Spirit.  The saints in both the Old and New Testament don't appear to have this i...

March 11, 2019

"How precious is your unfailing love, O God! All humanity finds shelter in the shadow of your wings." - Psalm 36:7

As Christians, it's certain we'll face hardships and challenges during our faith journey. But, if we devote time to listening to Him, reading His word, and...

March 9, 2019

"No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us." - 1 John 4:12

When we love the special people God has carefully put into life, God’s presence is extended to others through us. Loving people gives us an exclusi...

March 7, 2019

The last year has been a season of great change. It seemed as if every important relationship was tested in the fire. Steve and I had found ourselves in a new season of our marriage. It was a time of struggle and creativity. 

My Dad was officially diagnosed with Le...

January 21, 2019

It’s frightening to go into the unknown.  Not because of what lies ahead, but because of what is lurking behind us.  So much of what we are afraid of has nothing to do with the future. The foundations of fear are solidly imprinted in our minds from the past.

No one...

January 3, 2019

It's a new year and a fresh start. 

I believe that I'd held on to destructive attitudes, mindsets, and behaviors because there was some small part of me that believed God loved everyone else, just not me.

Sure, He cared about me, but did He really love me in the all-cons...