When You Feel Stuck

“I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture.” – John 10:9 ESV Sometimes you’ve got to put your hip into it.   My family and I just bought our own version of This Old House. A 1960 refurbished ranch nestled in […]

What Are You Taking?

“And this is the way to have eternal life–to know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, the one you sent to earth.” John 17:3 NIV   We’ve had quite a week here in Southern California—(San Diego County).     Brush fires gripped just about every city in the county. Evacuations, homes lost, property […]

The Line: A Poem for Mamas

For all our Mamas out there. May the Lord continue to refresh, strengthen, and work in you all you need to flourish in your ministry of motherhood. The Line by Raye Wortel My heart cried for kids, that much was true. Then kids came, and I didn’t have a clue. People and book, Said follow […]

Busy Work

“Do your planning and prepare your fields before building your house.” Proverbs 24:27 NIV   I watched her just about every day.   She worked and worked and never stopped. Her diligence was impressive. Her tenacity was intriguing. The urgency was noted.   The spot where she picked to work seemed futile and I had my doubts it would come together, but […]