Author Archives: Andy/Vina

About Andy/Vina

We are just startin' up our little family and out to change the world (at least our little corner of it)!

Simple worship

O praise the One who paid my debt and raised His life up from the dead. Simple love songs always seem to say more easily what the more complex ones attempt to. Here is a daddy daughter moment that I … Continue reading

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Jesus like a raindrop

The knowledge of God like a raindrop in a downpour; each is distinct and fully developed on it’s own. Collectively these drops make puddles, streams, lakes, rivers, and oceans and when joined are no longer discernibly distinct. No person would … Continue reading

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The progression of mature love.

Notes from the message I delivered at church meeting tonight… The progression of mature love. We should not be unified in fear but in faith, hope, love, and peace. I want to call us to be a body in love … Continue reading

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it’s almost time

As the days pass by, I cannot think of what October 3rd will be like. I try my very best to cherish these moments the Lord has so blessed me with my lil Ava. Three months. How it seems so … Continue reading

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Grass -part one

Today I cut the grass at my home. I was planning on a quick mow and go, but not this time. I was not expecting the conversation I had with the Lord. As I began to mow for the first … Continue reading

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Big picture

A teacher’s lounge can often contain several conversations with different topics while at the same time all have one thing in common: complaining. The more I learn about being a teacher becomes a new reason to complain. I usually keep … Continue reading

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My girls

Birthday dinner for dad. He is 58. Mom turns 60 in two weeks. Love them both dearly. Here are my girls! Here’s one of my little one and me. She is such a cutie and the pink dress was oh … Continue reading

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Beautiful life

This morning the sun has not yet risen, and I have already been successful. How? I define success as love from and to Jesus. This morning I embraced the love that Jesus has for me. And I have confessed my … Continue reading

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my turn!

Being that this is andyvina blog, I thought I would finally blog something. [vina here]. It’s been a month and two weeks and three four days since the arrival of our lil Ava and MAN has it been a ride! … Continue reading

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Love as Strong as Death

I am struck this morning by the “why” behind intimacy with Jesus. Why has He given us access to know His heart in this way, why does He beckon us to know Him in His identity as the Bridegroom and … Continue reading

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