Hope for Holiday Depression ~ Grace & Truth (Week 101)

Christmas is often heralded as “the most wonderful time of the year.” In fact, there’s even a song making that proclamation. So it must be true, right? For children and Continue Reading →

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 →

Homesick at Home ~ Grace & Truth (Week 73)

One of my favorite things is hearing my kids sing worship songs. I think their favorite is Building 429’s Where I Belong. You can find that song here, and maybe even listen Continue Reading →

Work in Progress Parenting: The Angry Child ~ Grace & Truth (Week 53)

I’ve been a mom for twelve years now. As impossible as that seems to me, it’s true nonetheless. On top of my twelve years of motherhood, I was a teacher 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 Seasons of Change

On Monday morning, our family woke up just like usual, not having a clue that the number of children in our home would double before the end of the day. Not only Continue Reading →

How a Tiny, Old House Changed My Perspective ~ Grace & Truth Linkup (Week 40)

Just the other day, I confessed to my husband my tendency toward discontentment. My own discontentment often takes the form of wishing for another season of life. When I was a Continue Reading →

Helplessly Dependent on God Our Helper ~ Grace & Truth Linkup (Week 39)

“God is our refuge, God is our strength. A very present help in trouble!” This praise chorus based on Psalm 46:1 sometimes hovers in my mind when I’m facing times of Continue Reading →