What weary moms need most

What weary moms need most

Motherhood is a gift, we know, but it is also one of the most challenging jobs we have ever worked.  Yes, our kids are God-given joys. They make us…


What We Really Want for Mother’s Day: More Peace

What we really want for Mother’s Day: More peace!

The news hit me like a ton of bricks, knocking the wind out of me. I was afraid to breathe and afraid to blink, knowing the tears would start…


Reach out and reconnect

Reach out and reconnect

My best lessons in friendship came during my loneliest season of friendship.  As a newlywed in a new city, I started at square one. I got invited to…


Stepping into God’s calling

Have you ever known what to do because God told you to do it but you were still nervous to step into the unknown?  Before I started my…


Take heart, mom—Jesus is not embarrassed by your weakness

Motherhood introduces us to realms of weakness we might never have otherwise known.  From the moment the pregnancy test reads positive and a little…


Hope for introverted moms

Whenever someone asks how old my boys are, my answer (five and two) often elicits wide eyes and a sympathetic smile. It’s a busy time. We’ve got…


Is doing it all what God asked you to do?

The question, “how do they do it all?” has no doubt crossed your mind at some point.  Recently, I found myself in a place where I was questioning…


Guiding my girls as a solo mom

“He won’t walk them down the aisle,” I lamented, a lump lodging in my throat as I watched my girls walk down the street together hand in hand. As…


Four ways moms can self-care by attending first to soul-care

“Mom guilt.” We all deal with it. The dishes don’t wash themselves. You just finished cleaning when your child brought the mud pie inside. Let’s face…