If we pay attention to our motivations and our words, we expose our hearts. Sometimes what we find is ugly, and we tend to gloss over it or excuse it. But we need to give each selfish area to God and ask him to free us from it. Some may endeavor to fix their selfishness... Continue Reading →
Choosing Faith Over Fear
An inspired Scripture study called The Divine Plumbline by Dr. Bruce Thompson recognizes that people are motivated by either pride or fear. Sometimes people can swing from one to the other, but usually one will dominate. Neither are from God. I tend toward fear. I catch myself worrying about what might happen in the future.... Continue Reading →
What My Kids Have Taught Me
When my husband and I first looked at our baby, the euphoric feelings of joy and tenderness were followed by the realization that neither of us knew how to change a diaper. We had a lot to learn. Three children and twenty-four years later, we are still learning. The joys and stresses of parenthood have... Continue Reading →
What Does Your Heart Yearn For?
"And he will turn the hearts of fathers to their children and the hearts of children to their fathers. . ." Malachi 4:6a God intends for us to live in relationships, not each person grasping alone for happiness. Yet so many of our relationships have soured. What has happened to cause families to break apart?... Continue Reading →
Welcome! Glad you’re here.
"We read to know we're not alone," writes William Nicholson for C.S. Lewis in the play Shadowlands. Life is hard. We are broken, and we yearn for wholeness. We search for meaning and for purpose. I have found incredible joy and peace in Jesus, and I am honored to share my journey with you. He... Continue Reading →