10 Bible verses about anxiety

10 Bible verses about anxiety

Lately my anxiety has been at an all-time high. I have always dealt with anxiety my entire life, even as a child. I absolutely believe some people…


Mothering with chronic pain: His grace is sufficient for me

Since being diagnosed with Lyme disease about four years ago, my body has been in a daily wrestling match with chronic pain.  Some days are easier…


When you wish it were different: A special needs mama reflects on the joy and the uncertainty

Cannon turned four years old this week. We celebrated with a family dinner, and his therapist decorated his room with a banner and a few balloons. It…


Seven ways children react to grief

One of the hardest things after my husband died was not only dealing with my grief but also watching my children try to grapple with theirs.  My…


Summer traditions: Teaching our children to pray for the world

I would love to travel the world with my kids.  I imagine we’d get lost down colorful alleys, pop into restaurants beckoning us with the smell of…


Prayers for a Tired Dad

God has always used ordinary people to do remarkable things. That’s where you come in, Dad. You are a man God can use. God knows we are imperfect.…


Can we hardly wait to continue our course?

I was struck by these words through the Message translation of Philippians 1 recently. Since motherhood is the course that marks most of my days, it…


A script to preach to myself

“They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony.” Revelation 12:11a   I’ll never forget the first time a girl in…


Resting in the Father in a time of an ever-changing landscape

Navigating life through a pandemic has felt a little like walking through a proverbial minefield. And doing it as a mom who works to be intentional…