Category: Personal Stories

Meet Ella…

This summer is full of birthdays in the Castillo home! It’s hard to believe in just a few more weeks (June 25th) Asher & Levi will be 5 years old! On July 11th Mikela will be 11 years old and on July 21st Gabriel will be 7 years […]

Summer-Time Rewind…

Summer. A time where friends and family come together for picnics and reunions. A time when the sun bears with us just a few more hours so we can get home from work, wrestle with the kids, & put the hamburgers on the grill before the night begins […]

He Knows My Name…

I have a Maker He Formed My Heart Before even time began My life was in his hands He knows my name He knows my every thought He sees each tear that falls And hears me when I call I have a father He calls me his own […]

Easter Weekend 2014…

This past weekend we went to my sister’s house! The kids truly enjoyed spending time with their Auntie Lolo & Uncle Scott. My parents joined us as well! My sister is so creative and has so many wonderful ideas to teach the children about Jesus! Our Festive Weekend Activities…. […]

Hour by Hour…

On Tuesday our family drove 14 hours from Florida to Kentucky. As you can imagine – traveling with 7 kids in a van for an entire day can be very tiring. Between all the bathroom breaks, filling up for gas, & stopping to eat – it was the […]

Stronger…

After a great week of ministry with the team, I realized I needed to pull myself aside today and spend some time alone with God. I’m not much of a beach person – I don’t really like sand and I haven’t swam in the ocean since I was […]

New Year…New Beginnings…

2014 HAS BEEN A GREAT YEAR!!! (yeah I know we’re only 12 days into it). I have to say it quickly before something bad happens!! I think those were my famous last words until about the 18th of January last year….. when our staff had an incident trying […]