The start of a new year often turned me in to an overly ambitious person. Trying to re-do every aspect of my life, making lofty and unrealistic goals, and promising that this would be the year of following through.
The last two years I've taken a different approach, prompted by my genius husband. I take...Read More
I pray often (because I forget often) for God to help me fix my eyes on what is above and not on things below.
We go about our daily lives as though it'll continue on this way forever. That the people we interact with will always be there, that the important things can wait until tomorrow, that we'll pay more attention to...Read More
Last week I had a moment where I realized how... unpleasant I've been, to put it nicely. As I read through several psalms that talked about praising the Lord, singing praises to His name, I cringed a little inside as the reality of...Read More
"Do you have a big enough faith to lead a small life?"
I don't remember where I first heard someone say this, or if it was their original thought or something they snagged from another author or speaker. But it caused me to stop immediately and really ponder...Read More
The crafty one. The thrifty one. The in-shape one. The best cook. The most hospitable. The smart one.
What is it in our culture that makes us seek out a title? We want to find a niche and our place in the world–the thing we excel at or are...Read More
As one reads the Bible, it's hard to not be stunned by some events that happen or to question why it went a certain way.
Perhaps you're familiar with the story of the wall of Jericho crumbling down. As I read this account again, I was stunned by...