Our mountain picnic
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Every year in April we take a trip up to one of our favorite picnic spots in the mountains. It is about a 35 minute drive from our home to this overlook.

Just another shot…
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For those of you who were following along with the pregnancy and birth, we hope these photos give some perspective to what Crystal walked through over the past months. We thank God for a healthy baby and a healthy mother. … Read More

Celebrate Life Day
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There is a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance… Today we do both! It is our annual Celebrate Life Day and it is full of tears and laughter. We … Read More

The Common Rule
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Book: Earley, Justin. The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction Point: Our daily habits form us. If we are not intentional about those, or if we buy into the lie that unrestrained freedom is the good … Read More

The promise fulfilled
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We just finished our four week series in the Panoramic Picture of the Bible. The promises fulfilled in Christ give us hope that the promises of Christ will be fulfilled as well. “Your heart must not be troubled. Believe in … Read More

The fog rolls in
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Here are some photos of our valley in the fog and frost which move in during the winter. See more photos here.

Grotzke Adoption Update
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Waiting. That summarizes fairly well where we are at in the adoption process. All of our paperwork was sent in at the end of the summer. Now all there is to do is wait for the government offices to make … Read More

The Paradox
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Instead of looking at books and pictures about the New Testament I looked at the New Testament. There I found an account, not in the least of a person with his hair parted in the middle or his hands clasped … Read More

12 Years
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For our twelve year anniversary we took a short trip to Gijón, a city 2 1/2 hours north of us. We had beautiful weather and greatly enjoyed the landscape! If you would like to see more photos, click here.