Friday, January 31, 2014

Happy Friday!!

As February is right around the corner, stores and commercials are filled with pink and red hearts, in preparation for Valentine's Day! I think Valentine's Day is a great reminder of how God loves us unconditionally and we are called to love like Him. In John 13:34-35 says "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another." This is bold. It says that people will know you are a disciple of Christ if you love one another. I know that I often don't love everyone like I should. I sometimes pick and choose who I want to love. This is not how we are called to love. We are to love one another just as God and Jesus have shown us love. I hope you begin to look at your life and really pay attention to people you could love better! I have been doing it lately and it has really shown me that there are times when I am difficult to love, but God, my family and friends still love me anyways! 

I found this picture online to help remind me to love others as God and Jesus love!


I hope that you're having a fantastic week! Love ya!


Sunday, January 26, 2014


Today I'm going to share with you one of my favorite treats! It's this special granola that my mom makes! Here's the ingredients:

1 yellow cake mix
2 1/4 c instant oats
3/4 cup melted butter
25 caramels
12oz of chocolate chips

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Mix the cake mix, instant oats and melted butter in a bowl. Then spread half of the mixture in a 9x13 pan. Spread 3/4 of the chocolate chips across the pan, then cover it with the other half of the mixture. Bake it for 20-25. Melt the caramels with 1 tablespoon of water. Once you take the pan out of the oven, spread the caramel on top, along with the rest of the chocolate chips. 

Let it cool before you take a bite! But be careful because once you start eating may not be able to stop! 

Hope y'all had a good weekend!

Love ya!


Sunday, January 19, 2014

Hey Komos!!

I'm sorry I haven't posted in a while! How was your Christmas break? I hope y'all had a fun and spent lots of time with family! I got to see my family for three days and I loved every second of it! Even though I spent most of break working in Branson, I still got to see some of my Osages from this summer! Here's a picture of our family! 

I also got to see Chandler (an Osage) twice! Here we are at a soccer game! Every time Chandler and I get to hang out, we end up laughing the whole time!

This semester at the Kanakuk Institute, we are working on belief statements. They will give us a topic like the trinity and we have to find scripture to prove what we believe. I am learning so much! Last week our topic was God the Father and I was overwhelmed by how much God loves us and wants what is best for us. This is one of my favorite verses from last week's belief statement:

Romans 8:28 “And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.” 

How cool is it that if we love God and are doing His purpose, He will work things in our favor! That gives me joy when I am going through a hard time. Things may seem tough and like they aren't going to get better, but scripture says that God will work things together for our good! 

What is God teaching you? Comment on the post! I'd love to hear what you're learning!

Love ya!