I just need a break. Do you ever find yourself muttering this under your breath, or pleading this to your husband, lamenting this to a mom friend or yelling this at your unsuspecting children? I just need a break. Maybe, like me, you find yourself getting creative with this statement. I just need a moment... Continue Reading →
Do you struggle to be content when you look at photos of your Facebook friends’ home renovations or beach vacations? Or do you fight the desire to show off your own material blessings to impress others? Both? If so, you are in good company. Or maybe not good company, but certainly lots of company. I... Continue Reading →
The Lord is my Shepherd . . . can you finish the line? I bet many of you can finish the whole Psalm. I distinctly remember committing Psalm 23 to memory in kindergarten complete with sing-song intonation and hand motions. My three and four year old have even managed to learn its succinct, themed lines.... Continue Reading →
We’ve all said it. The mom of the toddler says it to the mama rocking a newborn in the nursery. The grandma says it to the mom wrestling a posse of kids and a grocery cart through the store aisles. Can you guess? Can you guess the irritatingly true little phrase we all say? “Treasure... Continue Reading →
When we face the temptation to be discontent with our life, we have to answer the same question Eve did: Is God withholding something good from me?