Day 17: Press Pause/Press Play

Day 17: Press Pause/Press Play

Father to the fatherless, defender of widows— this is God, whose dwelling is holy. God places the lonely in families; he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy. But he makes the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land. Psalm 68:5-6 Orphans have a special place in...
Day 9: Press Pause/Press Play

Day 9: Press Pause/Press Play

In the Bible people fasted for many different reasons. David fasted when he was in mourning for a sick son. Queen Esther called the Jews to fast when they were facing an impossible circumstance. The early church members fasted before sending out missionaries. Jesus...
It’s All About the Sheep

It’s All About the Sheep

I really love my husband and my children. If something happened to me tomorrow and they had to go on without me, the most important thing is that they know I love them. This love for them has caused me to take interest in things I may not have had any interest in...
Take Out Your Trash

Take Out Your Trash

Do you have a kindness problem? Maybe you just need to take out the trash. I’m going to confess something… Sometimes it is work for me to be kind. Sometimes being irritable and grumpy wins. These are not days I am proud of or want to post on social media for all to...
Two Steps to Learning God’s Will for Your Life

Two Steps to Learning God’s Will for Your Life

I remember when I was in college, feeling all the pressure that came with trying to declare a major and deciding what in the world I wanted to do with my life. Was Bible college a smart choice for this 18-year-old girl? Not to mention the fact that I was consumed with...
Hope For Everyone

Hope For Everyone

Overwhelmed. Stressed. Tired. Anxious. Nervous. Helpless. This is how I woke up feeling this morning about the day that lay ahead. Somehow, the normal responsibilities that I juggle: parenting, wife-ing, leading, working, and managing the home and checkbook, seem...