Did you ever long to be loved? Not just the giddy, silly kind of love—but a love born of knowing and being known?
This Christmas, look to the One Who knows you–how you think, what you dream, when you cry. Reach for Him, for He is Faithful and True. Continue reading Christmas, Purpose, & Love
In the late 1970s, a popular singer-songwriter crooned a top-twenty tune with his definition of womanhood. According to this artist, the woman on his pedestal was amazing. Her smile could kill, and her gaze could slice. She was quick with a lie, focused on her own agenda, and could cast shadows with the best of them.
This lady was a force and if you didn’t appreciate her attributes, well, get out of the way. To this woman of questionable accomplishments, the words, “She is clothed with strength and dignity,” would have sounded like a garbled, unknown language. Continue reading Strength, Dignity, and What Not to Wear
In the lovely, upside-down world of motherhood, there are countless moments with our littles (and not-so-littles) that ignite fear or worry. In my own mom-journey, ongoing anxiety has often led to a downcast soul.
As women with endless to-do lists, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, sad, or simply heavy. This melancholy can range in severity—from feeling, “blue,” and being unable to pinpoint the exact cause, to feeling the crushing weight of difficult life events, including sickness, job loss, strained relationships, loss of a loved one, and more.
Thankfully, scripture reminds us that God is aware of our burdens—that He knows, and He cares. Continue reading When Your Soul is Downcast: 5 Ways to Restore Joy
Every man, woman, and child on this earth is somebody with unique potential, simply because they are image-bearers of the Most High God. Everyone is destined for eternity—either in the presence of God or forever cut off from Him.
Why is this important for our children to know? Because it lays a foundation of confidence in who they are—a beloved child of the King of Kings. And it frees them to live with purpose and joy. Continue reading Reminding Our Children: We Bear the Image
We all experience seasons of doubt in our walk of faith. But just as a doctor checks our physical health by monitoring our pulse, taking a quick “spiritual pulse” will do wonders for our confidence in Christ. Here are five spiritual checkpoints to help us grow in Christ-centered confidence. Continue reading Growing in Christ-centered Confidence: 5 Spiritual Checkpoints
Setting aside time to ponder and pray over God’s love letter to us is the best stewardship of our inner lives. Continue reading God’s Word: Our Quiver’s Foundation
In minutes, my daughter spilled her heart and confessed something…and that’s when mama came under conviction. Continue reading Little Bitty Sins
Inner tantrums wreak havoc in our heart and thought life. Continue reading Taming the Inner Tantrum
Watching the seahorses tells me that God is an artist. That He sketches with incredible words of detail and finesse. Continue reading Summer, Seahorses, and the Wonders of Creation