When You’ve Got Flat-Feeling, Joke-Sounding, Ready to Quit Faith

Your rod and your staff, they comfort me. – Psalm 23:4 ESV   Are you feeling flat in your faith?   Do words like hope and perseverance sound like a joke?   Do you ever wake up ready to quit being the good wife, mother, neighbor, or friend?   I know I have.   When […]

Premium Seating

“Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding supper of the Lamb!”  Revelation 19:9 Have you ever attended an event and had really lousy seats? Like the very top row of a gazillion row arena, or a seat behind a pole, or worse yet, behind a reallllllly realllllly tall person wearing a realllly tall […]

What Our Teenagers Need to Hear From Us Right Now

May our sons flourish in their youth like well-nurtured plants. May our daughters be like graceful pillars, carved to beautify a palace. – Psalm 144:12 NLT Our teenagers need us. Last week, their security and self-worth were rocked when the Burnbook app made it’s way into the world. Feasting on immaturity and insecurity, this app works […]

Leave Her Alone!

“He rewards those who earnestly seek him.”  Hebrews 11:6 NIV       What would your day consist of, if God were standing beside you telling your adversaries—Leave her alone!   What would it look like?   Think about that for a minute. If you had the biggest, baddest, strongest, bodyguard EVER—standing right there with […]

God, I’m Disappointed …

“Those who hope in me will not be disappointed.” – Isaiah 49:23 NIV I knew her name before I ever saw her.   Mama was yelling her name across a busy parking lot. Poor Mama. She looked frazzled as she raced along with one baby strapped to her chest, one on her heels, and another […]