Faith

Disappointments as Divine Direction

When things don’t go the way we want, for us or our kids, it is so easy to try to “fix” things, make them go the way we believe they…

Best Mom Award Goes to … (Not Me)

“Mommy! Today was funny hat day! We didn’t wear hats! You forgot the hats!” That’s how my kindergartner and first grader greeted me after school on funny hat day. And…

I Am Mad and I Want To Be Mad

Confession time. Sometimes I want to fester in my anger. “Grrrr, my head is about to explode off of my body!” That’s what I have been known to say in…

Evidence of a Life Well Lived

I recently had one of the most memorable experiences of my 32 years of life. I gathered with a dozen of my cousins and all my aunts and uncles in…

Give Your Kids this Keepsake

“Debbie, be sure you write down the cute things Taylor and Lauren say and do.” I remember my mother’s advice like it was yesterday although it was 33 years ago….

Joy in the Moments of Single Motherhood

This morning I enjoyed listening to several women share about how much they are blessed by being grandmas. One lady expressed how she felt it was her opportunity to make…

Making Wise Choices as a Mom Instead of Foolish, Selfish Choices

Are there foolish choices you need to stop making in 2019? There’s a connection between foolishness and selfishness. Yes, some foolish choices are made out of ignorance (don’t we all…

Mom-Self-Care in the Midst of Family Care

Over the past year, I’ve been in high-octane mothering mode. I know all of you are familiar with this. One of more of your kids suddenly has extra needs and…

It Must Be Me: Stinkin Thinkin

This evening my little girl was trying to complete an online activity for school. One of many homework assignments. This year has been particularly difficult with homework – sometimes it…

Christmas is About Jesus

Christmas is about Jesus. The Son, the only Son of God. The Word in the beginning. Creator of all things. The Lamb, the image of the invisible God. In Him…

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