I think it happened somewhere around the time of our son’s birth. Or maybe during his transition from milk to solid foods, or one daycare to another. Perhaps sometime the first season … or second phase … of job changes and promotions. Or ministry growth and business opportunities.Maybe in the midst of never-ending home projects. Somewhere along the way, I flipped on the switch for my marriage autopilot and our trajectory shifted.Read more
With the flood of feedback and questions about how to read the Bible, I jumped at the chance to check out a new NKJV Bible featuring women, Godly virtues and making of America … the American Woman’s Bible. And guess what?! In exchange for my honest opinion, I received a free copy of this Bible and I have one copy to give away!Read more
Sitting in my worn white Ikea chair, pulled up to my cluttered Ikea desk—yes, Craigslist and Ikea furnish my house—the surroundings taunt me.
The taunting comes not from all the things left to do, but because all these things bring me joy … well, once brought me joy … and I want them to again. I’d like to blame the clutter on recent travels, exciting projects, or even my adventurous toddler, but that wouldn’t be true. Or fair.Read more
Grace: unmerited favor. To give good that is not deserved.
We need grace everyday. And then, there are days like today, that could benefit from a double helping.
The funny thing is, I’m so much better at giving grace to others than I am giving it to myself.Read more
For years my husband and I wanted to conceive, but couldn’t. If you find your chest beating with mother’s heart, yet there’s no child to snuggle in your embrace, this post is for you.Read more
I’ve heard it said that God treats us not according to where we are, but corresponding to where we are going and who we are becoming. That He sees the end, and treats us accordingly throughout the whole trip.
But what if that’s not quite right? What if God treats us with the beginning in mind, not the end?Read more