Courage When You’re Wondering Where You’re Going

“That I may walk before God in the light of life.” – Psalm 56:13 NIV W here am I going?   It’s a question I pondered as I walked along a winding stretch of dirt road.   And it’s a question that has agonized the ages.   We’re anxious to “arrive” somewhere – anywhere, for it […]

Memorial Day

“There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:13 NLT On this day set aside to remember those that have fought and died in the wars for our freedom, we send our gratitude for their great sacrifice.  And to the families left behind, our gratefulness runs just as […]

Fear, Foolishness and Freedom

I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. – Psalm 119:45 NIV   Bees used to scare me, and it was all my parent’s fault.   At a tender age I learned two things about bees. One, they’re necessary to nature, and two, they can potentially kill you.   And […]


“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”  Romans 15:13 NIV     I got a little closer to hope a few days ago.  I snuggled up to the promise of God, […]

10 Useful Lessons on Purpose & Perseverance I Found in a Kid Flick

Hello friends! I decided to switch things up this week by using a movie to talk about purpose and perseverance. I love how secular works can be used to show God’s message of hope to those who are looking for it.   A few weeks ago, my family and I watched Rise of the Guardians. […]

A NASA Project

“Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.”   2 Thessalonians 3:16 NIV   We bought our house fourteen years ago.  It was a fixer upper.  And we’ve been doing nothing but, ever since!   On the day we moved […]

5 Ways to be a Super-Powered Mama

“And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.” – Deuteronomy 6:6-7 NIV original photo credit: […]

The Sweetest Word Never Heard

Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.  Proverbs 16:24     A mother’s job is never done!   From the moment of conception to the moment of an empty nest, a mother never stops.   Rest often eludes her, but anguish becomes her best friend.   And in […]