Have Joy in these Days

Have Joy in these Days

The other day I was thinking of what changed for me between my first two children and the next three.  I didn’t enjoy the baby days and the smallness with my first two nearly as much as I have with the others.  I was more stressed than at peace in my mothering...
Let Your Words Speak Past What You See

Let Your Words Speak Past What You See

The problem with our youth is not that they are lazy or entitled, the problem is that too many Christians have accepted that this is who they are.  When we speak a generation into death, we shouldn’t be surprised or outraged when they choose death.  When we...
God Never Promised Easy

God Never Promised Easy

One of my biggest victories in  motherhood has been to accept that God never promised that my life would be easy.  He promised eternity and peace in my soul… but never easy.  If I don’t expect easy, then I expect reality. Reality is messy, it is loud, and...
Being a Mom Takes an Eternal Mindset

Being a Mom Takes an Eternal Mindset

I don’t know about you, but I don’t enjoy being a mom every day of every month of every year. In fact, I used to feel a little trapped at the thought that even when my kids are older, I will still be a mom. It used to overwhelm me that I will still be...
Stand Up, You’re Not Drowning

Stand Up, You’re Not Drowning

A few days ago, my almost 2 year old son fell into the bathtub while it was filling up, and he could not figure out that if he stood up, he would be just fine. Now, before you think I just left him alone while the tub was filling up let me give you peace of mind. I...