No words left

“Use your words.”  I heard a mom say this to a young child, who in their frustration cried, “No words left.” I find myself now understanding that…


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…


What is Your Posture During a Crisis?

Like everyone else in the world, I’ve been holed up with my family for more than a month. For kicks, my teens and tweens started listing phrases…


Parents: How to ‘Walk Worthy’ (When You Can’t Go Anywhere)

Depending on your personality type, family dynamic, the ages of your kids, and a host of other factors, you might find quarantine to be a dream. You…


Pursuing Peace in a Panicking World

It’s amazing how quickly things can change. Just a few months ago, I had never heard of COVID-19. Today, it has become a household threat. Honestly,…


3 Keys to Unlocking Your Family’s Calling—And Your Own

Do you know what has been googled more than 403 million times?  The question: “What is my calling?”  Millions of people are asking what…


3 Things to Consider When Parenthood Shocks or Surprises You

I can still remember how their voices giggled as they talked about the babies growing inside of them. I faked a smile as I listened to my friends…


“Monday from Mom”: How I use the Christian Parenting Prayer Journal

I don’t think anyone would argue that, as moms, our goal is to point our children toward the Lord.  When they are little, we sing “Jesus Loves…


She Walks in Beauty

She walks in beauty, like the nightOf cloudless climes and starry skies;And all that’s best of dark and brightMeet in her aspect and her eyes—“She…