Faith

How to Stop Worrying

I was desperate for peace, comfort, and security from God. I had learned about standing in faith many years ago. I employed faith many times during difficult and unsure seasons…

Tribute to the Memory and Legacy of Wynter Pitts

On July 24, 2018, this world’s loss became Heaven’s gain as Wynter Pitts, a dear sister in Christ who served on MomLife Today for many years, entered the presence of…

House of Mourning

{Readers, I wrestled all morning with grief, prayers for Wynter’s family have been on my lips constantly. All I know to do when wrestling with emotion is write…here is what…

Peace In The Waiting

We’ve been at the hospital all morning, sitting in a waiting room. Some designer attempted to make the room cheery—speckles of primary colors decorate the floor tiles, and the chairs…

Jesus Feels Just Fine

I feel tired. Not complaining, just saying. And I have a suspicion (just a little one) that I am not the only one! I once heard a mature, wise woman…

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…

Overcoming Dark Days as a Mom

For the most part I’m a happy person, but there was a time in my life where I wondered if I’d ever be happy again. My darkest time was when…

Are You In a Fog?

Recently I went for a walk in the woods. It was one of those days when the temperature hovered at 32 degrees. Thick mist had settled into the trees intent…

What the Titanic Taught Me About Parenting

April 15, 2012 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic Disaster. I recently had the opportunity to write a novel set on the Titanic, and as I wrote I couldn’t…

Faith: Small Weights, Lots of Reps

A handful of people I talk to seem bewildered—or concerned—by some strange internal constitution that would make us attempt Africa with four kids. (It seems there’s such a thin line…

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