I believe God gives our hearts desires, a stirring, an emptiness that yearns to be filled.  At times we listen, we hear His voice, yet other times we find ourselves fighting against the noise.  And the noise of this world can be loud.
As I write I am following 6 CaringBridge publications for friends and family who are suffering with physical sickness; I am walking alongside my own family as they recover from addiction; I am suffering with friends after loosing loved ones, and I am fighting through my pressing desires to be in control.  I am certain He has a plan and a purpose for my life. "I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." (Jeremiah 29:11)  In my fourth decade of life I desire for Him to be the author of the book He wrote for me, listening for His voice above the noise.

The writings you will find in this blog will fall under the topics of Faith, Family, Fun, Finances, Health, and our journey in becoming a foster family (4 to Foster). I hope you will find the entries not only inspiring, but helpful as you learn to hear His voice and find God's purpose in your life.