You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe -- and shudder." James 2:19, RSV My grandpa passed away in July after a long battle with dementia and heart problems. A nun who walked closely with him through the last years of his life spoke at his funeral about how he … Continue reading Belief versus Surrender
"You are good, good, oh, you are good, good, oh." The worship leader crooned out these lyrics while the congregation around me joined their voices in uplifted praise to a Good God. I crossed my arms and fought back bitter tears. I closed my eyes and lifted my head. "You are not good. I will … Continue reading When Life is Bad, God is Still Good
As a new school year begins, the stories of kids dealing with rejection begin to find their way to my newsfeed...and my home. Our momma hearts hurt when our babies hurt.
Have you ever prayed for something so hard only to get an answer you didn’t want?
Hi, friends! Happy New Year! I am so excited to share with you the following post written by Lee Nienhuis. She wrote Brave Moms, Brave Kids: A Battle Plan for Raising Heroes. I am honored to be a part of the launch team for this book. Over the past few weeks, I have been reading … Continue reading Prayer Matters Deeply
These truths helped me and I hope they fill you with hope.
“Gratitude is a dialysis of sorts, it flushed the self-pity out of our systems.” Max Lucado I glanced at the clock as my hands firmly gripped the steering wheel. 11:20. I always get behind slow drivers when I am in a rush. I loathe being late anywhere, but especially to pick up any of my kids. … Continue reading Teach Me To Pray: Gratitude
It’s a simple exercise in faith that seems so difficult to actually practice. Over the next few weeks, join me as I discuss the importance of prayer and share some valuable tips!
“A woman in the crowd had suffered for twelve years with constant bleeding, and she could find no cure. Coming up behind Jesus, she touched the fringe of his robe. Immediately, the bleeding stopped.” Luke 8:43-44 NLT Tucked within the Gospels, in the middle of the story about Jesus healing Jairus’ daughter, is hidden a … Continue reading Ultimate Healer
Do you worry a lot? Does your mind often wander the "what if" path? Mine too.