Having a Meltdown, Mom?

I had a lot of meltdowns during my mommy years — and they left me feeling wretched. I didn’t want to be cranky, critical, and short-​​​​tempered but too often, I was. The result? I hid from God. I told myself that I was a failure as a Christian, a failure as […]

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Is “You Complete Me” Biblical?

Marriage was made BEFORE the fall. So before sin entered the picture, God brought man and woman together to form the first family. This newlywed couple had the perfect “love garden” environment. (In Gen 1, as God created each piece […]

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My Ambien-​​Induced Parenting Epiphany

Justin: “Kasey…Kasey…KASEY!!!” (frustration intensifies) Lake: “mawwwwwwwwm” (in 6-​​​​year old whimper-​​​​whine voice) Lake: “maaaaaaawm, I threw up.” (real pathetic-​​​​like) Me: “huh? what?!? what tha heck?!? … HONEY! THAT’S MY BEST SPATULA!!!” (in ambien-​​​​drunken slurring voice) I think we can all agree that one has hit their all-​​​​time […]

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Who God Is

I heard someone say this morning that when we’ve grown accustomed to disappointment, we take the posture of disappointment. He called this form of expectation “resentment waiting to happen.” I thought, how true. How true it is that we have this lofty […]

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Win an iPad mini, Logos 5 Bronze, and 3 Ebooks!

Through October 15, we're partnering with Girlfriends in God to give away an iPad mini, Logos 5 Bronze, Broken into Beautiful, What God Really Thinks about Women, and The Power of a Woman's Words! Girlfriends in God is a wonderful ministry that strives […]

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Beautiful Feet: The Spa-​​less Secret

My husband and I entered our home upon our return from a three-​​​​week missions trip to Asia. I immediately removed my favorite leather sandals and parked them near the door. “These need a disinfectant sole scrub,” I said. “There’s no way I’m wearing them into […]

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