Only One Life…

Today my dad turns 65. And on Sunday our pastor read a poem by C.T. Studd that I want to share here as I pause for a moment to thank God for my dad. There are many reasons I respect and love him, but.. ....more

Messy Beautiful Love

It’s celebration day for a special friend! Darlene Schacht, also known as Time Warp Wife, has been my friend for several years now…and she has encouraged me more times than.. ....more

“He shall write for himself a copy…” (The 30 Day Challenge)

Last week I wrote an article for The Better Mom website about the importance of reading and spending time in God’s Word daily and then today our pastor issued a 30 Day Challenge to our church.. ....more

This hope is an anchor for my soul…

I’m sharing over at The Better Mom today… I would love to have you join me over there for–...more

Talking With Your Children About the Persecution of Christians

Are you a World Christian? Are you praying for Christians in Iraq, Syria, and...more

Ways to Help Your Child Build Friendships

This is me… Saying “hi”. Actually– it’s one of Colson’s recent Claymation clips, but I liked it. It’s summer and I’m knee deep in.. ....more

What I Want to Remember, but Sometimes Forget…

There are lessons I think I have learned. And then I forget them. Which is why I need those Jordan River Stones ....more

When You Are Longing for Friendship…

They are a blur of hot pink and sequins, Releasing a high pitched shriek as the run to meet each other, as if yesterday was a decade ago. Linked arms and happy smiles and matching BFF.. ....more

Why It Matters Now…

I like to think about Heaven. And talk about Heaven. But it wasn’t always that way for me ....more

Thank You for French Fry Dates (and Happy Father’s Day)

I was going to wait until tomorrow to share this… But–then no one else would have time to use these...more