Faith

Dear God, Please Superglue My Mouth Shut

A few years ago, my husband and I attended a lovely marriage retreat in the Georgia mountains. Even after thirty-two years of marriage Steve and I like to get a…

Praying With And Talking To Your Kids

In the early days when my girls were in preschool and kindergarten, endless car rides loomed in front of us. Day after day, we repeated the same routine on the…

The Joy of Spring

Today is the first 75-degree day of the year. I’m typing this post from our picnic table, my kids are playing in the yard, and my husband is working on…

Two Women: A Mother’s Day Tribute

I have been incredibly blessed to have two amazing mothers. One is my own mother, and the other my mother-in-law. Even though both of them are in heaven now, hardly…

Dropping Nets and Catching Blessings

I’m a picture person.  A visual learner. I understand things better if I can get a picture of it in my head. Today God gave me quite a profound picture….

COVID-19 Finding Hope in the Midst of the Coronavirus Chaos

As I write this post the world is in turmoil. The COVID-19 virus has reached almost the entire earth. By the time this menacing virus is finished making it’s rounds,…

Holding My Faith Firmly Instead of My Children

In the past 24 hours I’ve had the opportunity to talk to two of my children – my high school sophomore and my 6th-grader – about their faith. It was…

Tired & Weary Mom

I pick up the phone and the words, “I want to quit my job” ring out! “Which one?” “The one that has little pay, where everyone seems ungrateful and there’s…

Easter Holiday, or Holy Day?

Something feels a little uncomfortable about Easter to me. For starters, it’s not about a sweet, soft, cuddly newborn baby, like Christmas. Babies are likeable. Our hearts are pulled to…

Discovering a Meaningful Easter

Easter is such a powerful and holy season that is quickly being overshadowed by an overgrown rabbit, and the real meaning is lost on over-sugared children. Many adults are even…

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