Talking About Infertility in Church

Unless you follow me on Twitter or on Facebook, you may not have known that my husband and I recently had a chance to share about our struggle with infertility in church....more

Navigating transitions when they feel like dead ends.

There’s the commonly quoted phrase by Heraclitus,“Change is the only constant in life,” and I say “Ay Ay!” to that, it has proved very true in my own life.But regardless of my knowledge that change is inevitable, my reactions to change can still be tangled up in fear and worry, especially when it is unexpected.You see, like many, change is something I know well....more

God Prefers Fruit Over Leafy Green Vegetables

*This post is Day Five of the January Nablopomo 30-day blogging challenge hosted by BlogHer....more

Someone Said It Better Than Me

*This post is Day Two of the January Nablopomo 30-day blogging challenge hosted by BlogHer.I wanted to say something short and sweet and profound today, as part of the 30 day blogging challenge. Then I found this quote and I thought, "Yup. That about sums it up!"...more

Sunday Devotional: Every season

We had several inches of snow here over the weekend. I could sit and watch those big snowflakes fall and flutter all day snuggled up on the couch with some hot chocolate.It’s peaceful. It’s calming....more

Dear Tired Momma of Young Ones

Dear Tired Momma of Young Ones,A few weeks ago, I had one of "those" days. You know the one. The kind of day where you seriously contemplate packing a bag and running for the hills BY Y O U R S E L F!...more

Oh Lord, how I need You

I’ve been blessed in a tremendous amount of ways during my life. One of the biggest is that I was raised in a Christian home. There wasn’t a time that I don’t remember knowing Jesus, attending church, camps, etc.I mean, my first word was Jesus (seriously)! I have always known to seek God. I have always known to bring Him my troubles. I have always known that He should be the most important thing in my life. He is all I have ever needed. ...more

I will not be a Christian Terrorist

I will not persecute my brother/sisters, then say I did it in the name of Christ.*I will love those who do not like me. It is okay. They probably love me right back. Yet, it doesn't matter whether they love me right back, Christ has taught to love them anyway.*I will not study scripture and doctrine so that I may use it against others, then justify it by saying I am doing Christ's work.*I will study scripture and doctrine to uplift them, and myself.*...more

Perfectly still...

I am trying to be still, perfectly still.  My life is going well.  Not quite how I would have designed it but I believe that God is in control.  He knows the beginning and the end.  He is the ...more
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