ABOUT A BOY There was this guy. He had it all. Money. Looks. An adoring father. Wearing a brightly colored coat, he had dreams, plans, and visions. But he also had a bit of pride. A tattle-tale to daddy. His brothers hated him. Joseph, of the Bible… I truly have a soft spot in myContinue reading “The Struggle is Part of the Story”
I’d be lying if I said it gets easier. Two out of my four are leaving for college this weekend, and I’m trying my best to keep it together. All I have to do is walk by their slowly emptying rooms before the tears begin to well up. God created this role of motherhood toContinue reading “Letting Go”
In the Messiah, in Christ, God leads us from place to place in one perpetual victory parade. Through us, he brings knowledge of Christ. Everywhere we go, people breathe in the exquisite fragrance. Because of Christ, we give off a sweet scent rising to God, which is recognized by those on the way of salvation—anContinue reading “The Sweetness of Grace”
My beauty, my worth, and my significance are only found in Jesus Christ. I wasn’t saved by grace because I had my act together. He created me exactly the way that I am, and He didn’t make a mistake. I am fearfully and wonderfully made. It all boils down to what Jesus did on theContinue reading “I Am”
Two and a half years ago, I was a restless stay-at-home mom. My four kids, self-sufficient, and in school full time, my role as a full-time mom was evolving. College catalogs, SATs, and drivers’ licenses pointed to the impending beginnings of the nest emptying. Rewind twenty years. I was a fresh-faced college student ready toContinue reading “Big Dreams”
God wants to redeem and set me free from my past struggles with food and exercise. He wants me healthy, fit, and strong so I can serve Him, love my family, and live a full life. It’s been life changing for me. I want to fill my life with good and beneficial things. God is changing me to yearn for His best for my life.
After a handful of rejections from publishers, I wandered away from writing thinking I was ‘not good enough’. Writing became a chore, and my heart felt guarded from wounded pride. The nudge to jump back into writing has been persistently growing stronger. Today is the day! So here I am, changing things up on myContinue reading “Wild and Free”