You have a story, years of life that led you to wondering and hoping in God. Ten years ago, I was angry and confused. Trauma ruled in my mind and emotions. I can talk about it now, but it was hard then. I almost lost my first son, Luke, during childbirth and felt a mixContinue reading “God Wants to Talk– to You.”
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Take the Gospel Wherever you Go
Take the gospel wherever you go. From picking up Kleenexes to being kind to co-workers. You live your message,
Top 10 to Follow this Year
It’s no secret that the people on social media we follow help create a healthy or unhealthy thought life. We check our phones, get a 30 second hit of someone else’s voice, and go back to our day. So it matters whose voice your choose to let into your day and into your mind. Here’sContinue reading “Top 10 to Follow this Year”
The First to Believe
What if you were the first? Maybe you already are. I imagine the excitement and joy bubbling to the surface as you get to know Jesus for the first time. But maybe the fearful glance over your shoulder at what others would think. Will your family or friends get it? Do you care if theyContinue reading “The First to Believe”
Helping Your Kids Pray with 3-2-1-0
Sincere faith is passed down in sincere ways. It doesn’t have to be flashy or wordy, in fact Jesus told us to pray simply. So at bedtime when you’re spent and the kids need to get to sleep, this is my solution to help you model powerful prayer without dragging the clock on. (printable below!)Continue reading “Helping Your Kids Pray with 3-2-1-0”
Moving Through Devastating Disappointments
We may never be able to make sense of our circumstances, but we can sense His presence in all circumstances.
The Blessing of a Good Mother-in-Law
An ode to good mothers-in-law on Mother’s Day. Thank you for loving well.
Foster Care: Birth Parents & The Gospel
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”
Turning Pain into Power
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”
Why Don’t We Pray About It?
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?”