It Really is Finished

As a mom, there is never a night that I go to bed with my work done. I have yet to lay my head down on my pillow at the end of the day and say “My work here is finished.” I may have a quitting time […]

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Smell My Life

One day a few years back I had a very funny conversation with my daughter, Peyton. She was curious…why was the neighbor dog always coming over into our yard and then sniffing Buddy's backside?  I giggled and remembered many years ago when the exact […]

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Wind is Fleeting, Family is Forever

Family, as we all know, can ring blessings and havoc simultaneously. Family can be wild while loving, beautiful while dreadful — this is a known truth. Yet, family is one of the dearest gifts God gave us; to be able to share in […]

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A Bleeding Heart of Faith

When we think about faith, we often reach for actions and behaviors — things we can quantify. We create a mental checklist: Have we been going to church? Have we cut back on the drinking? Have we been giving money to the church? […]

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Do You Want to Get Well?

Sometimes the chains we wear shackled to our hearts become so comfortable, we get used to the pain and forget what it is like to be well. Perhaps some of us have never known. But the big question is — do you […]

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Good Parenting

“Good parenting in – good kids out” is the paradigm we are most comfortable with. It is ironic though because, truth be told, none of us are the good parents we long to be. We are often impatient, inconsistent, unloving, and angry. […]

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