An ode to good mothers-in-law on Mother’s Day. Thank you for loving well.
Scrolling Instagram I found a funny, passionate, child advocate who posted all the questions NOT to ask a foster mom. But she’s answering a big one for us today. “How do you handle the complicated relationship with birth parents?” So thankful for her willingness to share her story… Foster Care: Birth Parents & The GospelContinue reading “Foster Care: Birth Parents & The Gospel”
I know what it’s like to hold your new baby and feel nothing because of postpartum depression and trauma. I know what it’s like to second guess everything you say and do out of fear and insecurity. And what it’s like to worry about my kids issues and try to hold broken relationships together unsuccessfully.Continue reading “Turning Pain into Power”
I know my problems are real, but often I wonder if my prayers are. Am I praying “right” and does God care? I’m so honored to host author Elisa Morgan (MOPS President Emerita) on such a tender topic. Her words are just what I needed lately. Read on for a fresh perspective on your prayer-life.Continue reading “Why Don’t We Pray About It?”
Application Questions: Who have you had a hard time forgiving? Even if reconciliation isn’t possible right now, how can you leave your heart open to forgive? (originally featured as an ODB daily devotional) If you read this far that means we’re two peas in a pod. Jot your email down to GET this month’s from ME toContinue reading “Keeping Your Heart Door Cracked Open in Messy Relationships”
On the edge of burn-out in long seasons, there’s an antidote.
The one who offers thanksgiving glorifies God.
God’s plan for you in transitional seasons will succeed despite what you feel.
There’s much to celebrate right now, but also much work to be done on many justice fronts. Readers have voiced hopelessness and frustration to me rooted in the topic everyone has an opinion on –abortion. It’s a horrible reality we shouldn’t look away from. But often the Christian gaze is fixed on the effect insteadContinue reading “3 Ways to advance Pro LIFE under a Pro CHOICE Administration”
Andrea Chatelain’s 3-2-1-0 Kids’Prayer Technique is a simple and affective way to deepen your child’s faith and trust in God.