Preparing Your Mind

Preparing Your Mind

“Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything more than this comes from evil.” (Matthew 5:37)   Our culture uses the word “yes” as if it comes with an out clause.  Marriage, parenting, friendships, and employment all come with a choice to say yes.  Yet we...
Live Loved

Live Loved

  We live in a “Do better, Be better” world.  From childhood to adulthood, our worth to society rests in how well we do and how much better we perform.  But better than what or who?  Better than our neighbor?  Better than the other mom next to us?  Better than...
Supermodels are Skinny, but Servants are Strong

Supermodels are Skinny, but Servants are Strong

I used to look in the mirror and see a girl who was skinny.  No curves and no cushion.  I was tall, lanky and awkward, like a puppy who’s feet are too big for them; and I was ok with it because half of the girls at school looked the same way. But then I grew into my...
The “Me Time” Magic Pill

The “Me Time” Magic Pill

Take care of yourself first. You need it. You deserve it. You are human too. You have to be number one in your life in order to take care of your family. Does anyone else like the way this sounds, or is it just me?  Do any other moms out there hear these phrases and...
A Need For The Lord’s Excellence

A Need For The Lord’s Excellence

The new year is here.  Obviously you know this.  And if you are wondering, no, this is not going to be a challenge about New Year’s Resolutions or how to stick to your goals.  There’s enough of that out there.  It’s not a bad thing, just not what I need in my life...