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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…

Be Still…and Stop Worry-Praying, Mom

Have you ever struggled to be still in the moment? Psalm 46:10 tells us to “Be still and know that I am God.” I’ve sung these words, recited that verse,…

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….

Accepting A Special Needs Diagnosis

About thirteen years ago, my husband and I went on a rare date to the movies. At the time our girls were toddlers. Although we didn’t know specifics, we knew…

Words That Soothe

A few years ago I had an interesting conversation with my youngest daughter.  It truly isn’t unusual for us to have these scratch your head kind of conversations. She is…

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…

Get on the Boat!

Noah’s wife got on the boat! Think about it. Noah’s wife got on the boat! Marriage is a crazy commitment. God often asks husbands or wives to do something that…

Pushing Children Into Danger

A while back my son was supposed to participate in something that my husband and I thought was really great. Imagine my surprise when he said he didn’t want to go. I…

Drowning in a Sea of Bad News

Could it get any worse? Some days I don’t think it could … and then it does. I had just been sharing with my friend Lori the weight I was…

Dear Jesus, Hold My Hand, Please

When my son was just a tot, he only prayed one prayer whenever it was his turn: “Dear Jesus—hold my hand, please.” That was it. Trying to figure out where…

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