Why Orphans Need Families

We are called to support orphans (James 1:27). Don’t freak out. This does not mean you have to adopt or foster. We are called to support orphans, but not all of us are called to adopt. To be perfectly honest you are probably supporting orphans and you don’t even know it. Here are a few […]

On Being Able to Enjoy

If you follow me on Instagram then you know I just got back from a family trip to Disneyland and California Adventures. And if you don’t follow me on Instagram you totally should. For all long as I can remember I have had huge issues with being able to step back and enjoy anything. I […]

Chicken Tortellini Soup

Chicken Tortelllini Soup Kiwi and Hope

Every once and a while I need to make dinner, but don’t have any idea of what to make so I end up sticking my head in the fridge and using what I see to make a meal. Normally I meal plan, but there are times when our schedule changes and we don’t have anything […]

The Negative Power of No

Kiwi and Hope The Negative Power of No

A few months ago I decided I wanted to learn how to bind my sewing projects. If you are not familiar with quilting one of the last steps of quilting is binding the quilt. Binding is basically hiding the not so pretty edge with some pretty fabric. Luckily one of my favorite bloggers, Coconut Robot had […]

The Positive Power of No

Kiwi and Hope, The Positive Power of No, Death to Stock

Words are a power tool that each of us every day in writing and when we talk. A well said phrase or word can improve a person’s day. On the flip side of that, words can also really hurt somebody. The word no has been known to stop situations, but the word no can also […]

Boxed Make-Up Bag

If you follow me on Instagram you might have noticed that I sewed up some cute boxed bags this weekend. And if you don’t follow me on Instagram you should. The first bag I sewed was ok, but I didn’t like how the raw edges could be seen on the inside of the bag. Luckily, […]

Choosing Food Over Jesus

DeathtoStock, Kiwi and Hope, Choosing Food Over Jesus

I have an unhealthy relationship with food. In all honesty there are time I want food more then I want Jesus. The fact that I want  to eat that extra side of cake or the yummy leftovers from last night over spending 10 minutes with Jesus really bothered me. One day I was thinking that […]

An Announcement

DeathtoStock_Wired1, Kiwi and Hope Blog An Announcement

Before I go any further let me give you a little background. I went to China in August 2013. Since the beginning of October 2013 I haven’t had a “real” job. Because I had an extended period of time at home I was able to spend a lot of time praying and discovering more about […]