I like you

Growing up, I heard many sermons on Jesus’s baptism.  I imagined him coming out of the water (in slow motion) with a dove descending, the heaven’s…


When you feel like you’re about to unravel

It started slowly—or at least I thought it did.  So many wonderful things filled my life: three beautiful children, a job I love, a nice house in…


Face the facts and strengthen your faith: 4 lessons learned from Abraham

I’ll never forget that church restroom visit. I was experiencing cold symptoms and wanted to blow my nose before service started. A woman entered…


How Moms Can Manage Mental Health During a Pandemic

There is no need to remind anyone that these last few weeks have been unlike anything experienced or seen in our lifetime. My work schedule has been…


Either by design or default, many of you are home with your children fulltime and possibly homeschooling to boot.  My husband and I are suddenly…

Walk with Grace: Navigating Your Journey with Infertility

During this month’s National Infertility Week, April 19–25, we are reminded of the millions of women and men around the world who long to be parents…


I Am Blessed

When I stood in my white dress under a large oak tree and spoke my vows in front of our closest family and friends, I had no idea what our particular…


Middles and Endings

As a young girl, I was a Nancy Drew super-fan. I read and re-read all 56 volumes in the series, most of them in two days flat. Even today, I get a…


‘Meet them with Jesus’: Responding Biblically to Our Kids’ Problems

When people ask me what’s the best parenting advice I’ve been given, I never know what to say because I have the amazing privilege of hearing so…