Bible · Bible Study

The Bible In Memory Is Better Than The Bible In The Bookcase

One of my deepest desires is to be a woman who loves the word of God. And not just for the sake of knowledge about the bible, but I want to love His word in such a way that it changes me. To love scripture to the greatest degree that I am utterly consumed with it because… Continue reading The Bible In Memory Is Better Than The Bible In The Bookcase

Motherhood · Parenting

5 Ways To Prepare For Parenthod

Today, I broke up about 1/4 million fights, wiped bottoms approximately 300,000 times, and cleaned up more crumbs and spilt milk than a confetti explosion after the super bowl. I pulled kids down from refrigerators, tackled a mountain of laundry as tall as Everest, and with the moves of a ninja made my way through… Continue reading 5 Ways To Prepare For Parenthod

Bible · Christian Living · Sin · Spiritual Growth

The One Upper & The Need For Humility

  You share some news or lament a concern. Maybe you give advice or express joy. And then in that moment enters the ‘One Upper’. You know *that person* who has to outdo. Her joy is greater. Her words are wiser. Her problem is bigger. Her news is better. Her story is sadder. “I am… Continue reading The One Upper & The Need For Humility

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