The Danger of Being “Just Fine”
The Danger of Being “Just Fine”

The comment was sweet and welcomed as it reached my tired ears. Yes, even my ears were tired. “I’d love to help you,” she offered again. “Just let me know how I can help you. I’m available.”  In that brief moment, I felt weak, helpless. “Okay, thanks,” I managed....

Trusting In the Unknown
Trusting In the Unknown

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope”. - Jeremiah 29:11-13 (ESV) The shrill sound jolted my tired body as I awkwardly punched the snooze button and sank back into the mattress. My...

When You Feel More Restless Than Restful
When You Feel More Restless Than Restful

What if we had more restful days that brought peace and joy? That sounds lovely, doesn’t it?. Whether you’re taking care of children or juggling large projects at work, your day is full! In certain seasons of life, this can leave us feeling more restless than...

Flourishing In the Midst of Failure
Flourishing In the Midst of Failure

Do you have wonderful intentions of trying new things and accomplishing worthy goals, but then life happens? Illness strikes hard or other foreseen circumstances occur.  Confession - I’m right there with you. My neatly and sweetly crafted list of “goals and...

3 Ways to Renew Joy In Weary Seasons
3 Ways to Renew Joy In Weary Seasons

Are you weary in motherhood? (And all the mamas said, “Amen!”) Yes, as mothers we feel consistently weary. Weariness keeps us from deepening those relationships with our children, friends, and God. Some seasons of life are more weary than others. But there is hope. ...