Let go and hang on: A single mother’s perspective

Let go and hang on: A single mother’s perspective

Jochebed moved the bulrushes quietly as she waded knee-deep in the Nile. Inside the wicker basket in her hands, she could hear the soft sounds of her…


How God fills our hearts: And a special Valentine’s dessert

How God fills our hearts & a special Valentine’s dessert

Ever wonder why we can achieve goals or obtain coveted material possessions, yet still feel like something is missing? There are many things in life…


what good moms are supposed to do

Four tips to help busy moms be more like Jesus

When I was growing up in France as a missionary kid, we would sometimes host family or friends visiting from the States.  They would often ask if…


Praying for our strong-willed kids

Praying for our strong-willed kids

When people ask me to describe Harriette I usually say, “a lot.”  She is a lot of everything. A lot of fun. A lot of love. A lot of joy. A lot of…


3 Everyday family moments that can become faith-filled prayers

3 Everyday family moments that can become faith-filled prayers

I will never forget holding my precious, beautiful daughter in my arms and tearfully confessing to my friend, “I think I’m a bad mom.”  At that…


Seven truths about your child’s spiritual development

Seven truths about your child’s spiritual development

There are things we can observe about our children. We can watch them grow physically. We can see them develop cognitively, and even see them mature…


Parenting with grace-filled habits: An honest reflection of “Habits of the Household”

Parenting with grace-filled habits: An honest reflection of “Habits of the Household”

Originally published on Denison Forum While reading Habits of the Household: Practicing the Story of God in Everyday Family Rhythms by Justin Earley,…


Discovering Jesus as my rescuer

Discovering Jesus as my rescuer

If you had asked me ten years ago to describe who God is, my answer would’ve sounded theologically accurate. I would’ve listed names I knew were…


What if Christmas was every day? Because it kinda should be—

What if Christmas was every day? Because it kinda should be—

When Christmas-tide comes in like a bride, With holly and ivy clad, Twelve days in the year, much mirth and good cheer In every household is had From…