My youngest son and I walked hand in hand, into the church for the Wednesday night kids' program. He was tired from a long day and just hanging on by a thread. It's tough to be 4, sometimes. It's even tougher when you have an expectation and things don't go as planned. (Don't we know… Continue reading A Community of 4 Year Olds
As another year is quickly coming to a close... Some are still reeling from grief, a gaping wound, fresh on their heart. The year has held joy for those who have welcomed new life or experienced life anew. Some have traveled the world, and many have basked in the retreat of their home. Some hearts… Continue reading Faith Markers
I want to be difference maker. I know you do too. As we navigate through this maze of life, with a passion for the Gospel of Jesus, we must tread with the strength and courage of a lion, while exhibiting grace and peace, like that of a lamb. We will require strength as we walk… Continue reading Difference Maker (Part 2 in the Peace Series)
This morning, I dropped all three of my babies (don't tell them I called them that!) off at school...and left. I left their minds and hearts in the care of three amazing teachers, but more importantly, I left their minds and hearts in the hands of Jesus. We home schooled last year, and at the… Continue reading Peace is Better
Woe to Instagram, Facebook, and other wonderful social media sites. I love these sites as much as the next person. I dutifully post my cute family moments, victories, and smiles. Occasionally, I even post a picture of a sick child with a cute sad emoji to bring home the "reality" of it all...of course, while… Continue reading I’m Not.
As I wiped down counters, the table, and swept the floor for approximately the 10,000th time this week, I felt worn. Honest moment, anyone? I felt angry and frustrated. How in the world did the floor get THAT dirty after just a few hours since I last swept? I made a frustrated face at my… Continue reading When Selfishness Preys
Have you ever been in a crowd of people, yet still felt lonely? I was talking with a friend last week who could relate to that exact feeling. I have been able to relate many times in my life too. No matter who you are, what personality type you have, or how popular you are,… Continue reading When Loneliness Lingers