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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Our Greatest Gift to God

“I need you to clean your room, please.” Simple enough, right? Well, not so much with a teenager. I asked my daughter to clean her room a while ago, but instead she decided to walk the dog, make cookies, and empty the […]

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The Gospel for the Weak Mom

"I thought parenting was going to portray my strengths, never realizing God had ordained it to reveal my weaknesses." —Dave Harvey 106 degrees. I stood leaning against the port-​​​​a-​​​​potty dutifully eating a Lunchables, trying not to taste the smell that only an […]

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