3 ways to teach your kids a Biblical worldview surrounding the war in Ukraine

We are not born with a Biblical worldview. We are born with a sinful view.  Example: If one child is given 4 toys and the other is given 6 toys, the…


3 keys to parenting with Jesus

I was not natural at parenting. While other teen girls were babysitting, I was busy with worldly things. No mama in her right mind would trust me…


Tis the season for joy

Every parent has hopes and dreams for their child.  Years ago, my husband and I attended an event at our child’s school, and something the speaker…


Look up, parents: You are seen, known, and chosen

I opened up my Bible next to a window overlooking our backyard and was about to delve into the Gospel of Mark, when I looked up to see a baby deer…


Hindering hurt, rendering hope

Today hurts. Last week hurt. Last year hurt.  As I sit this morning, unable to pinpoint the source of my hurt, I feel distracted. See, hurt can be…


Learning to be in the “No”

Every week, there are dozens of opportunities out there rapping on our doors, trying to get us to say yes to a request.  It's that co-worker who…


Your child’s greatest advocate is not you

As parents, there is a word that carries much meaning and significance as we strive to fulfill our calling to lead our children into the fullness of…


Learning to drive: Trusting God’s plan for our kids

I went back and forth trying to decide if this article was about my daughter learning to drive or me learning how to be her passenger.  Looking over…


How to stress less this Christmas

I heard someone say once that as mamas, we are the keepers of all the things—especially all the appointments and schedules—from our kids, to our…