Each time you leave my online home, I want to send you with a bit more encouragement, that you’ll feel empowered for the road ahead. With this in mind, I jumped at the chance to introduce you to an online friend, Jess Ronne.Read more
Wouldn’t it be great if we could harvest the fruit of our crops immediately? Seeds go into the ground, you water it, wait five minutes and BAM, there are baskets of fresh strawberries ripe for the picking. Unfortunately, gardening doesn’t work that way. We prepare the ground, plant, tend to the seedlings, and eventually gather a harvest. Planting seeds in life works pretty much the same way.Read more
I live interrupted.
As a toddler mom, my thoughts turn to boisterous hugs and excited distractions. Even as I sat down to write this morning, Dillon ran over to watch my laptop screen and attempted to blow out the sweet smelling candle on the table next to me.
Where was I again?Read more
It’s my pleasure to chat with you about “A Wife’s Secret to Happiness as part of our Book Blog Tour (click here to join the Book Club on Facebook). And I get to share about my response to chapter three. The submission chapter.Read more
“Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord,” (Ephesians 5:22). Wait, don’t click away! This is a beautiful invitation from God, not the horrible demand some women fear it to be. You’ll feel better after you read God’s charge to husbands a few short verses later: “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her,” (Ephesians 5:25).
Wives submit; husbands love. It’s a lovely dance of marriage done right. Yet often this God-ordained union looks anything but lovely.Read more
I spent some time this week reading the accounts of Jesus’s death and resurrection in the gospels. ‘Cause you know … Easter. In the chapter right before this, Luke 23, I met up with a group of women as they mourned for Jesus.Read more