Welcome to Week #5 of the Made Like Martha Mobile Book Club. We are glad that you’re here and I’m grateful for the opportunity to talk with you about a…
In my defense, "normal" wasn't a bad thing. But if I stayed in that place of wishing and striving to get things back to how they used to be, I'd miss out on today.
Sometimes the hardest thing about starting something new is the fear of doing it wrong. But prayer doesn't need to be intimidating. Here's a Q&A post to help you as you're learning to pray.
I love the quiet moments of the Christmas season. But at 4AM yesterday as I soothed a coughing toddler, and scrolled Pinterest for freezer meal plans as we prepare for Connor's birth in a few moths, I thought about how little silence was likely found in that first Christmas experience.
Giving thanks to God for His acts of love in this woman's life made Luke 7 into a testimony, not just a story. Even thinking about it now, I'm brought to tears and I want to dance at the same time. Her son was dead and Jesus brought him back to life! I recently read a book that sparked this same sense of biblical reality. In Talking To Jesus, Jeannie Blackmer flips the script on Bible stories.
No one looks forward to a dark season. Yet they come anyway, as we face hardship, loss, illness, relational wounds, and trials requiring perseverance.
It’s easy to feel alone. We can live surrounded by kids, friends, and family and still feel overlooked. Outnumbered by piles of laundry and overcome by the needs of the day. Even in the middle of a conversation, I’ve found myself wondering, “Do they really understand?”