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Category Archives: Inspires Me

Proof of God’s Pure Awesomeness

Friends, I’m so excited to share some awesome news with you today! Let’s just say I’ve had a hard time keeping it to myself. I can barely contain the joy, so let’s get right to it! When I went on the sponsor trip to Haiti with Compassion International last February, I met a 2-year-old boy named Charles. I wrote a…

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  • Stephanie GreenDecember 5, 2014 - 7:37 pm

    Being a fellow traveler on last months Haiti trip with Tony, I remember meeting Charles, as well. What a happy little boy! What a blessing that you two will be to each other.As for Tony finding you- I am not surprised 🙂 God works mightily through him – he was a blessing to us all!ReplyCancel

    • AmyDecember 6, 2014 - 6:10 am

      So glad you found and read the post, Stephanie, and that you met little Charles, too! What a blessing that you had in that trip to Haiti. As for me, I’d go back any day.ReplyCancel

  • Gretchen Wendt O'DonnellDecember 5, 2014 - 3:15 am

    Way cool!ReplyCancel

  • Hannah HinojosaDecember 4, 2014 - 7:55 pm

    Wow!! God is amazing!!!! Thank you so much for sharing this story with us!!!ReplyCancel

  • Terri SiebertDecember 4, 2014 - 5:19 pm

    This story gives me goodbumps and brings brings tears to my eyes, only God could make this happen 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Antonio MaciasDecember 3, 2014 - 9:46 pm

    I’m brought to tears and humbled by this experience. I desire to be used even more by him. I am filled with so much joy. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Sandi BishopDecember 3, 2014 - 8:47 pm

    Only God! amen!ReplyCancel

  • Donna McMorrowDecember 3, 2014 - 8:35 pm

    What a wonderful way that God has revealed Himself. Thank you for sharing. May God continue to bless you and Charles.ReplyCancel

  • Sandra Heska KingDecember 3, 2014 - 2:51 pm

    Oh my word. I’ve got chill bumps!ReplyCancel

    • AmyDecember 3, 2014 - 7:19 pm

      I hear ya, Sandra! This is good stuff. 🙂ReplyCancel

Serenading His Way to Big Dreams

It was a work day for me. I’d made a quick stop at the mall to grab some mittens for my daughter and pay a bill at Sears, and was on my way out. Just seconds after I’d rejected the hair straightener dude who tried to sell me a hot iron as I passed, I walked briskly…

Daughter of Mine

The evening was beautiful, lovely and inspiring. Singer, songwriter and new Christian recording artist, Jessica Joy, performed her CD release concert. Perhaps the lyrics to one of Jessica’s original songs, Daughter of Mine, along with photographs from the concert, will tell the story best. “As I wait in the quiet, Lord I long for your presence….

Nothing Wasted

Today, I’m excited to introduce you to a 17-year-old young woman named Jessica Joy. She’s an incredibly gifted singer, songwriter and Christian recording artist. Jessica just recorded and released her first CD, Nothing Wasted. She’ll be performing her CD release concert on Sunday, September 28, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at Plymouth Covenant Church in Plymouth, Minnesota….

With and Without Translation

He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart;  yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.  Ecclesiastes 3:11 God makes no mistakes. He orchestrates every detail of our lives. He knows exactly who to bring into our lives and when, so we become more…