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“A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one …

June 27, 2018

As I sat in church Sunday I found myself thanking God for giving me the opportunity to make a difference. To live …

June 26, 2018

This past week I met with a gal who is a Christian and attends church regularly, but has not continued to develop …

June 25, 2018

Yesterday I had to do my “annual appointment” for cystic fibrosis clinic. This used to be the biggest, scariest thing I used …

June 19, 2018

At church on Sunday, our pastor showed us this picture of a little girl. This photo, taken by Kevin Carter in 1993 …

June 12, 2018

This time of year always leaves me in awe. The awakening of plants that burst forth with blooms, leaves that cover the …

May 23, 2018

Today I look around and all I see are blessings of gratitude. So often, it is the simple things of the day …

May 22, 2018

Sunday we got the privilege to watch one of our “adopted daughters” (per say) give her life to Christ and get baptized!! …

May 22, 2018
Just Breathe - cystic fibrosis blog

The Results May 16, 2018 I woke up early, I was having a hard time sleeping. Today we see the surgeon for …

May 16, 2018

Waiting…. May 15, 2018 I always think I can do more than I should be doing, I don’t realize it’s only been …

May 15, 2018

We went to the courthouse on Friday with no idea of who God would put in our path that day. We don’t …

May 15, 2018

IDENTITY CRISIS Being born with cystic fibrosis, I came to the realization at an early age, that for me, having a baby …

May 13, 2018

Mother’s day is always a difficult day for me. In my heart of hearts, I truly believed that one day God would …

May 13, 2018

May 8, 2018 Treatment begins. It’s the day of surgery. I have been awake for a while, praying for calmness, reading Psalms …

May 12, 2018

Today as I sit and drink my cup of coffee I thank God for all the truly amazing friends He has …

May 12, 2018

THIS IS WHAT ITS ALL ABOUT!! This is the precise reason why we are doing this ministry. To spend time with and …

May 11, 2018

This is the last post of my Mother’s Day series. Today we will look at Mary again and what kind of …

May 11, 2018

In honor of NURSE APPRECIATION WEEK I’d like to introduce you to Crystal Strickmaker, an R.N. at Aultman Hospital. Crystal is a …

May 9, 2018

I completed a 5K on Saturday for Great Strides. (And when I say completed I do mean walking, I haven’t ran since …

May 8, 2018

I want to introduce my dear friend Tammie Taggart to our blog this morning. Tammie and I have known each other for …

May 3, 2018

I am continuing with post 4 of my Mother’s Day Blog. Finding the freedom to let Go and let God. Many of …

May 2, 2018

STANDING FIRM IN TRUTH; NOT FALLING FOR A LIE Five years ago, my lung function was at 24%. Yes, 24%, I was …

May 1, 2018

I am continuing to do my 5 part series for the MOTHERHOOD BLOG. Looking at the different aspects of motherhood; the highs, …

April 25, 2018

My spiritual walk is quite similar with many other Christians. We each go along our own journey. My pace has been slow …

April 24, 2018
My Grace is Sufficient - 2 Cor. 12:9

I would have to say that cystic fibrosis is without a doubt a thorn in my side. I have to pay close …

April 18, 2018
Motherhood - His Words I Speak

As we go into Week 2 of my Motherhood blog, I decided to take a deeper look into “His Word” to see …

April 17, 2018
Paula's Haiti Trip Day 2 - HWIS - Feed My Starving Children

Today we went to a Haitian church this is our first outing into the town where we would actually try to communicate …

April 13, 2018
Motherhood - His Words I Speak

Mother’s Day will be upon us next month. So Debbie from the HWIS team has written about her experiences with motherhood.We will …

April 11, 2018
Living with CF - Waiting on a lung transplant

I have one week of IV’s knocked out. Three more weeks to go. That first week is always hard; it’s like I …

April 10, 2018
Paula's Haiti Trip Day 1 - HWIS - Feed My Starving Children

Haiti day 1 Over the next couple weeks I would like to share with you my experience in Haiti. Please note …

April 6, 2018
Relationships - His Words I Speak

This morning is not much different from most mornings. Quietly sitting with God as I prayed for all my loved ones. I …

April 4, 2018
CF, Sickness, Lung Transplant, Kelli Love

My faith continues to be tested and my faith continues to triumph. I had to go to the hospital yesterday since …

April 3, 2018
I Have Overcome the World - John 16:33 - HWIS

Tonight it is very late and I am both physically and emotionally exhausted struggling with many of my own mixed emotions and …

March 31, 2018
What’s Love Got To Do With It? - His Words I Speak

What’s Love Got To Do With It? We often hear that life is too dangerous to do alone. God did not create …

March 30, 2018
Serve Like Jesus - His Words I Speak

As today is Maunday Thursday (Holy Thursday), we commemorate The Last Supper as well as the day Jesus washed the feet of …

March 28, 2018
Better Together - Lisa Smith - His Words I Speak

Five years ago I found myself in a situation in which I was working way too many hours and traveling too often, …

March 28, 2018

I sit here thinking about the women God has put in my life. These women are amazing to me. Some have gone …

March 24, 2018
Movie Review: I Can Only Imagine

My Small Group went out to dinner last night and then to see the movie I Can Only Imagine. The song was …

March 24, 2018
Pray More, Stress Less Sign - His Words I Speak

Do you ever have days where you feel so stressed it’s hard to focus on anything? How can I get everything on …

March 22, 2018
Just Breathe - cystic fibrosis blog

One of my favorite worship songs says “breathe, just breathe, come and rest, at His feet” by Johnny Diaz. When I sing …

March 21, 2018
Anxiety Cripples - His Words I Speak

As I pack my bags to leave for Haiti on my 1st International missions trip, I can only thank God for setting …

March 21, 2018
Behind the scenes at His Words I Speak

Wow have we been busy! The team has been working tirelessly getting the ‘business side’ of things into place. It’s been hours …

March 19, 2018
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