Breathing New Life into Your Time with God

“He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.” —Psalm 23:2-3a With six kids, a husband, and a fulltime career, I don’t need another to-​​​​do. I’m guessing you don’t either. We have plenty of time takers and […]

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4 Things Parents Can’t Do

From an article in Parents magazine: many parents believe that the “more time, energy, attention, and money they can devote to their children the better,” but “In the final analysis, there are important things we can’t do.” Here are some […]

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Disappointing God

“I just don’t want to disappoint Jennifer.” This was my husband’s statement as we looked at the clock: 1:30 AM. Our daughter had just called to tell us that they were on their way to the hospital — her water had broken. […]

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What’s Your Motive?

“All a man’s ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the Lord.” —Proverbs 16:2 I’ve been writing a series of blogs pertaining to the busyness of our lives — a busyness that our culture deems normal and expected (See Living Busy […]

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Letting Go of the Dream

Have you ever wanted something so badly that you would have done anything to get it? A relationship, a job, that new home? I know there have been many times in my own life that I have settled for much less than God's best […]

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The God Who Reminds

Sometimes we pray as if God sometimes forgets or tries to renege on His promises and is depending on pray-​​​​ers to remind Him of them. God does not need to be reminded of His promises. He made promises and bound Himself […]

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