“Mom, where’d you go?” My five year old daughter worriedly pressed her face against the protective mesh wall of the trampoline. “I’m right here, honey. I just stepped around the garage.” “It was scary. I couldn’t see you.” I reassured my daughter, “I was right here. I would never leave you.” With my renewed though... Continue Reading →
We live in a perception driven world—from the President of the United States who worries over approval ratings to the student sitting in the classroom who fusses over her Facebook likes—we all worry over the way we are being perceived by others. In fact, we diligently work at crafting a careful persona and often manipulate... Continue Reading →
In difficult situations, Christians commonly encourage each other that “God is good, all the time.” And that God works all things out for His glory and our good. But do you ever find yourself fearing that what brings Him glory might not bring you good? Do you ever seek to rule or manipulate situations to... Continue Reading →
How many of you share my struggle with distracting and anxious thoughts? Do you ever find yourself pretending to listen to someone but mentally scanning your to-do list? Have you ever gotten whiplash while praying? “Dear Lord, thank you for this new day. Thank you for my hard-working husband [Oh, I need to tell him... Continue Reading →
Have you ever felt prompted by the Holy Spirit to go, do, give or say something that made you feel uncomfortable? You would be in good company.