Time is part of our mortality: 3 ways to make the minutes slow down

Maybe it’s because this is my final year of teaching, so my last class is graduating soon. Maybe it’s because my oldest just turned ten. Regardless,…


Holding Out for a Hero

Surely we can all agree that Bonnie Tyler’s “Holding Out for a Hero,” is one of the greatest dancing and workout songs of the modern era.  The…


Six ways to remain steadfast during trials

I find myself in a unique situation, partially agreeing with both sides of an argument. These are strange times indeed. Something happened…


The Mom at the Game

I never really thought of myself as a person who would see being a mom through the lens of a sports analogy. But here I am, seeing my three very…


Allowing the Shepherd to Carry You Through Postpartum Life

Isaiah 40:11 “He tends his flock like a shepherd:     He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart;…


Past the Scenic Outlook

Our family loves the mountains. I grew up going to Colorado almost every summer. We have taken our children back there too, and some of my favorite…


Christmas with a 2030 Perspective

What do you remember about your childhood Christmas celebrations? How do you want your kids to answer that question someday? If you’re like me, you…


Purpose in a New Mom's Pain

I have been struggling lately. Certain seasons unfortunately carry with them a weight of pain that sometimes feels unbearable. For me, recovering…