Janel Breitenstein, Author at MomLife Today - Page 19 of 21

Janel Breitenstein

Janel Breitenstein

Janel Breitenstein graduated summa cum laude from John Brown University and began her career with NavPress, where she worked on The Message Bible. She is a mother of four and she and her family served as missionaries to Uganda for five years.  Janel has continued using her gift of writing by serving as a writer and editor and you can read more from her at A Generous Grace.


Don’t miss a single MomLife post!
Subscribe by email.


Two Prayers for Me

A friend of mine blogged recently on how, as a brand new mom, she found great value in meditating on the prayer, “Lord, have mercy on me, a sinner.” (Luke…

I Am

(This will be my second blog reference to Nichole Nordeman…I promise that I have taste broader than a single artist, but some of her stuff does connect with me. Plus…

Whining, Arguing and Other Fun Times

“NOOOO! Moooooom! He’s not sharing!” Does anyone else start twitching when they hear that sound? My husband gave me a pointer for whining that I’m trying to implement. When my…

The Link Between My Schedule and My Sin

I’m guessing you can empathize with me on this one: Ever feel like you have so many responsibilities as a mom that you don’t even know where to begin? Motherhood…

What Smells?

“Mommy! I need a dwiiiiink!” I don’t know how many times he yelled this before I woke up. I stumbled into our sons’ bedroom (I can’t remember whether I stubbed…

Boiling it Down

Sometimes it’s easy to minimize that motherhood isn’t just about the destination (God-glorifying kids) but also the journey. Every day that I spend with my kids—every moment, every thought, every…

Finding God in Gustav

Rain pelted my windshield this morning as we drove around the church, looking for the “Disaster Relief” sign. I parked, helped the kids out of the van, lowered my youngest…

What They Need

“Do you want a sippy cup?” “Do you need a ride?” “Do you need money?” “Need a hug?” “Want a cookie?” “Did you pack underwear?” “Did you brush?” “Did you…

Manners Love

When I was in college I associated the word “manners” with other words like stodgy, inauthentic. Now that I have kids, I associate it with different words: gracious, loving. From…

Why I Do Other Stuff

Remember Chinese missionary and Olympic athlete Eric Liddel (you know, Chariots of Fire)? I love what he said: “When I run, I feel God’s pleasure.” I think one of the…

Subscribe

  • Sign up to receive MomLife Today updates including blog post roundups and other helpful resources. You'll also get a FREE copy of 12 Ways to Connect With Your Kids.