This Year Looks Different . . .

But some things remain the same. I bought this ornament years ago when my kids were little. I’m not even sure my youngest was born. It became our tradition every year that we would hang this ornament first, front and center, to remind us that Jesus is the reason...

It’s Ok to Feel the Hurt

Your heart is broken this week. Your city burned this week. You feel betrayed, scared, and hopeless this week.  Go ahead and feel the hurt. It feels like too much because it is. The world is broken, and my heart is heavy. Am I surprised? No. My Bible tells...

May We Not Forget

Some of us are starting to emerge, still trying to survive, get by, thrive in the middle of this global crisis. May we not forget what we learned in quarantine....

Quarantine Struggles

As wives, we are one with our husbands. We are completers and helpers, but I question what I can do to help, especially right now. I can’t fix this pandemic. I can’t fix this economy. I can barely fix dinner some nights. How can I be the helper he...

The Blessing

I tutored my daughter’s 2nd-grade class in our homeschool co-op. That year we were memorizing the 10 Commandments in Exodus 20, complete with hand motions and anything else we could possibly think of to get 7-year-olds to remember words scribed by the finger of God onto stone tablets thousands...