Everyday rhythms that reflect the goodness of God: Breakfast and beauty at our tables

Biscuits with bacon or sausage every weekday morning.  I can still remember my dad asking how many biscuits I wanted for the day as I pulled my…


Raising your child to be kind in a divisive world: Three ways to cultivate a selfless mindset

Every parent says life totally changes the moment your first child is born. I can confirm that this is 10,000 percent accurate. My entire perspective…


Unexpected and blessed: Surprises in Scripture and life

Nine years ago, my husband and I welcomed into our lives an unexpected blessing that has forever changed our lives.  Our daughter found her…


The hands of Jesus

“Jesus reached out his hand . . . .” I’ve been reading through the gospels the past few weeks, preparing for Holy Week and Easter. This is my annual…


When your calling is quiet: Serving others no matter your season of life

My husband and I settled in for the night and decided we wanted to watch a little something before bed. It had been a long day of work, errands,…


You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

I had the privilege of interviewing David Green last week on our podcast, Pardon the Mess. Mr. Green is the seventy-seven-year-old founder of Hobby…


Is the Goal to be Right or Righteous?

There has been so much talk and justifiable outrage the last several weeks surrounding the separation of parents and children at the border—tragic…


Remember When Summer Was Relaxing?

It’s clearly a new day when it comes to planning out our kids’ summer. My memory may fail me, but I can’t remember one time when I overheard my…