This fractured world is a breeding ground for problems. Plenty of reasons to worry. And the mirage of control glimmers tantalizingly in the distance, ever taunting us with the hope of its capture. We think if we can gain control of our circumstances we would be happy. At peace. Content. But what we're doing by... Continue Reading →
Our identity, our purpose, our strength is in Christ. It's easy to say that, but you quickly find out what you've been placing your security in when crisis hits. When those feeble, temporary foundations come crumbling down. When what you've been pulling your strength from suddenly loses its anchoring. And you'll probably find - in... Continue Reading →
I am a worrier. I don't wear that as a badge of honor, but rather like a scar. Or perhaps its more like a scab - one of those that you pick at over and over until it bleeds and it never really heals. As a mom I worry. As a wife I worry. As... Continue Reading →
Babies have this habit of un-eating some of what they eat. In other words, they spit up. Sometimes a lot. And what do they do? With spitup all over their mouth and dripping onto their PJ's, they look up at us and just smile. Seemingly, they're unaware and unbothered by the fact that they've got... Continue Reading →
Perfect love leaves no room for fear. Fear of unmet expectations, fear of not "measuring up," fear of falling. Perfect love understands only Christ can truly and deeply satisfy. Perfect love understands that compared to Christ, our best is still filthy rags. And that despite our human limitations we are completely and inescapably loved and... Continue Reading →
If you're like me, sometimes pictures are quicker and easier to connect with than articles. If you're like me, sometimes we like to see the day-to-day of other Christian women who are going through similar things. If you're like me, sometimes we like to be inspired with tips and tricks for Christian womanhood, motherhood, health,... Continue Reading →
Have you ever had a ponytail and hat kinda day? This happened to me the other day. I'll be honest, I woke up that morning already teetering at the edge. I KNEW that I was. I had stayed up late the night before, and I had allowed my mind to dwell on negativity. My brain... Continue Reading →
But what we seem to always forget is that while it offers us temporary comfort, we are left dirty, flea-bitten, and in desperate need of a shower. And the more we lounge in it's complacent comfort, the more miserable we become.