Consideration of some subject matter, idea, or purpose Ministry has a way of making reflection a painful, joyful, and humbling experience. The staff at Cuyahoga Valley Church strive to display God and to live under a law of grace. As a church we are taking the book of Romans and diving deeper into God’s wild, … More Reflection

As I Pass By

>> Take me away << Driving is one of my favorite things to do. Every morning I cruise to work in my Ford Explorer passing by houses, people walking their pet of choice, and trees pregnant with their leaves. And each time I pass I see and admire something different.  Each day has God’s handiwork displayed.  The … More As I Pass By

A Beautiful Design

“A Beautiful Design”  From the dust, man was formed. Muscle by muscle, tissue by tissue, cell by cell I was formed. You were formed. The same hands that crafted the world fashioned the wave of your hair and the hue of your eyes. As this week progressed, I was exposed to my lack of appreciation … More A Beautiful Design

The Rising Sun

“Your name is higher than the rising sun“ One of my favorite things to do is sing. And being here at Cuyahoga there is always opportunities to sing! All sons and daughters produced a song called “Rising Sun” and this song has become one of my favorite melodies to belt at the top of my … More The Rising Sun

Hold On

Sickness has overtaken this girl’s life. From a fever to water clogging one of my ears, to stomach pain, to losing my voice, this past week has certainly taken its toll. But I need to brag on part of my team for a little bit. I have a pretty bammin’ crew. I was never left … More Hold On


~{ A journey of a thousand miles begin with a single step }~ Traveler. Sojourner. Pilgrim. Psalm 119:19 “I am a sojourner on the earth; hide not your commandments from me!”  “This hill though high I convent ascend; The difficulty will not me offend; For I perceive the way of life lies here. Come, pluck up, … More 1..2..3..Go!


J.O.Y What does this have to do with anything? Psalm 16:11 You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.  The main point I want to share today is living in the overflow of JOY. Choosing joy is not easy my … More J.O.Y.

God’s Perspective

Change your perspective. Change your attitude. Yes, this is a tree. This tree happens to be my chosen object lesson of displaying a change in perspective. Maybe you can or cannot tell that this picture was taken at a very different angle. Let me help you out, I was on the ground people. In fact, … More God’s Perspective