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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…

Candace Cameron Bure and the Latest Firestorm About “Submission”

We should not be surprised when a fire starts from a bed of coals.  And in our culture, a firestorm erupts whenever a Bible-believing Christian talks about roles in marriage….

Bummer Bumps and Spooky Night Walks

One of the bummers of being a single mom is checking out creepy noises in the night. I was never the gal who wanted to prove she was brave ……

This Is Only a Season

As I get older, I realize more and more that this journey of faith is just that – a journey. Though I’m only 26, I became a Christian as a…

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…

7 Things I Say to God When I Don’t Choose to Wait on Him

I have many personal weaknesses, but I would say that my biggest one by far is that I don’t know when to leave people alone! If there is a conflict…

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