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 →

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 →

Preparing for Persecution

Another mass shooting took place last week, and it seems that Christians were once more a target. This incident sparked a touching conversation with my daughter that still lingers in my Continue Reading →

Even at Gunpoint, Yes, I Am a Christian

“Mama?” my eleven-year-old asked. “What would you say if someone held a gun to your head and asked if you were a Christian?” This is one of those times when Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures While I’m Waiting on God

I’m at Satisfaction Through Christ today, sharing about my family’s personal experience in God’s waiting room, and offering ten ways to start praying the Scriptures during your season of waiting. Here’s an Continue Reading →

What Does Grace Look Like?

What does grace look like? I thought I knew. Until I was thirty-five years old, I enjoyed a charmed life. I didn’t have to look for blessings in disguise; my Continue Reading →

When Life is Busy

  I’m in a particularly busy season of life right now. Between my roles as wife, mom, foster mom, homeschooler, writer, musician, and teacher, I’m stretched very thin these days. I Continue Reading →