Culture · Motherhood · Parenting

Moms, You’re Not A Ghost

It seems like the whole country watches the new hit NBC series This Is Us. I too am a fan and have latched onto the storyline and the characters with the deepest endearment. Their stories have stretched my emotions and captured my heart. It’s true that most episodes require some tissues (…or maybe the whole… Continue reading Moms, You’re Not A Ghost

Children · Culture · Parenting

The BBC Dad Interview And The Nature Of Children

The video of the father whose children casually invaded his office while he was being interviewed by BBC has been the talk of social media. I was falling out of my chair laughing as I watched. THIS WAS REAL LIFE. The beauty of live TV is laid bare when life continues uncensored in all its… Continue reading The BBC Dad Interview And The Nature Of Children

Bible · Bible Study · Christian Living · Sin · Spiritual Growth

The Great Grace Of Affliction

Sin is a deceiving snake. It slyly slithers around our hearts waiting for its moment to strike. Often times, we don’t even realize the multitude of ways we sin every day. We are deceived by its craftiness to mask itself as good things or unaware of its ability to remain hidden. Yet, we also recognize… Continue reading The Great Grace Of Affliction

Christian Living · Life Issues · Spiritual Growth

Faith Produces Courage In The Face Of Fear

    Yesterday, our family had quite a scare. Our youngest twin, Tobias, had a bad reaction to peanut butter and had us rushing off to the doctor. This was the 4th time he had eaten peanut butter, but for some reason it triggered an allergic reaction that left his poor, sweet face swollen and covered… Continue reading Faith Produces Courage In The Face Of Fear

Children · Motherhood · Parenting

A Mom Of Boys: Seeing Potential In Boyish Traits 

“It’s a boy!” We heard this phrase 4 times. Each moment of walking into the ultrasound room, we anxiously awaited the news of our baby’s gender. Baby #1 – BOY! Baby #2 – BOY! And then the unexpected news of twins! Would our ratio be evened out? Would girls become a part of our family… Continue reading A Mom Of Boys: Seeing Potential In Boyish Traits 

Bible · Christian Living · Christianity · Faith · Sin · Spiritual Growth

3 Ways We Blindfold Our Eyes Of Faith

The Bible is full of analogies of blindness. Everyone, before he/she comes to know Christ, was blind. We call this “spiritual blindness.” We were walking in darkness with eyes that could not see the light. It was a hopeless darkness that descended into the abysmal blackness of life without Jesus. Then one day, by the grace… Continue reading 3 Ways We Blindfold Our Eyes Of Faith

Bible · Christian Living · Spiritual Growth

God Never Withholds His Best

In our home we lovingly refer to our three year old as “The Plunderer”. He has a knack for finding hidden objects and purposefully trying to get into anything that is not his. I’ve found him ransacking my room on numerous occasions. In fact, just yesterday I caught him climbing the fridge like a gold… Continue reading God Never Withholds His Best