3 Certain Ways to Ruin Advent

Thanksgiving weekend, my family enthusiastically set out to find our Christmas tree. Minutes after unloading at the idyllic tree farm, a toddler initiated a crying spell that lasted the entire hour we strolled the fields and barn. Meanwhile, another child complained about the cold, a sibling threw a tantrum for more cookies, and another brother... Continue Reading →

My Unpopular Word of the Year

You know how for the last several years, it’s been popular in January to choose a word to define your year? My husband and I were discussing this trend with some friends over New Year’s brunch and laughing at the cushy choices many people make: “Rest,” “Breathe,” “Simplify,” etc. We wondered what the apostle Paul... Continue Reading →

Do You Doubt God’s Goodness?

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 →

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