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 →

Best of 2014

Here we are, at another year’s end. Has God shown Himself faithful in your life in 2014? I already know the answer is yes. Because our God can’t be not Continue Reading →

What You MUST Remember in Times of Trouble

Pregnancy is not among my favorite things. My three pregnancies haven’t been miserable, by any means. Though I had my share of morning sickness, heartburn, and aches & pains, I Continue Reading →

Ultimate Tips for Beating Winter Blues

Yesterday, I offered 10 tips for beating winter blues…but that was only half of my list! If shorter days and chilly temperatures cause you to experience winter blues, I hope Continue Reading →

Beating the Winter Blues

As fall progresses toward winter and long, chilly nights encroach upon daylight, I start to struggle. I’m not sure why it happens. But sure enough, every October, my normally happy, laid-back Continue Reading →