When Your Calling Comes to an End

I can’t remember the last time I typed a post through tears. Until now. You see, my kids are starting school tomorrow. And no, I’m not the mom crying tears Continue Reading →

2 Salvation Truths You Might Be Neglecting

Do you have a “besetting sin”? One to which you’re particularly prone, no matter how hard you try to overcome it? Paul exhorts his fellow “runners” in the Christian life to Continue Reading →

Unpacking the Consequences of Anger

I’ll never forget the moment when I realized I was an angry person – and more specifically, an angry mom. My mind’s eye can still envision my four-year-old daughter standing Continue Reading →

21 Things I Love About Fostering

We’ve been fostering children for two years now, during which time we’ve had eight children in our home as long-term placements, plus over a dozen more for shorter “respite” stays. I’ve been Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Relationships

If you’re like me, you’ve never given much thought to praying the Scriptures over your relationships. Whether it’s an easy relationship, where the conversation flows, honest and filter-free, warmth abounds, and Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers of Comfort

As we approach the Christmas season, I marvel anew at the God of the universe taking on a cloak of flesh, the timeless One stepping into time. Perhaps even more, Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Strength in Times of Sickness

Times of sickness are unavoidable in this fallen world. Some illnesses are fairly minor. Viruses and infections, colds and flu, chicken pox and pink eye. Others are much more serious, Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Your Friends

Is there a sweeter gift for your friends than praying the Scriptures over them? After all, there are few things on earth more precious than friendship. To have people in Continue Reading →