Spring started in much the usual way – beautiful, promising and bright. After a long and dreary winter, the… Read more A Different Kind of Spring
Standing with fellow Sunday School kids adorned in ’80’s culottes, I recited The Lord’s Prayer with the gusto only cheap… Read more Mamas, Keep On Keeping On
In our culture, the message “You are enough” is everywhere. From T-shirts, to book titles, to cute mugs and wall… Read more Actually Not Enough
Breathless, shamed, fearful and wondering. The son looked down at his torn, dirty and tattered robe that had seen better… Read more No Longer Slaves
One of my favorite things in our home is a gift John recently gave me. It’s not particularly sentimental, but… Read more Love Undeserved
Saturday. The day stuck between the broken day of Good Friday and the triumphant day of Resurrection Sunday. Admittedly, I… Read more Saturday: The Day Stuck Between Despair and Hope
One casual night roughly seventeen years ago, was probably one of the most pivotal nights for our marriage and future family. Strangely, it wasn’t a conference, it wasn’t a book, it wasn’t a teaching and there wasn’t even a word spoken about marriage and family. The overwhelming love, kindness and heart of Jesus that filled their home changed us. It changed what we desired, changed where we were heading, and quite honestly, changed our life.
My journal is my altar where I give my God my perspective and ask Him to give me His.
Today finds me drinking my over important coffee in my favorite chair, feeling a dull ache as I think about… Read more Embracing the Present with the Future in Mind
In the past few weeks, I have begun a monumental task – something I have been meaning to do for… Read more Catching God