Mama’s Growing Up

Mama’s Growing Up

“There’s no food in the house,” one of my kids said. I sighed. I’ve grocery shopped twice in the last week and we just ran out of cereal. My dishes are piled high because the dishwasher is continuously full, and we’re going through one...
Preparing Your Child to Fledge

Preparing Your Child to Fledge

I sat on my porch swing taking in the day I hoped would never end. The sun was on its way down behind the trees. The flowers were bright and a breeze was on my cheek. Another Sunday was gone, another week came to an end. So predictable, yet so different. Up until then...
6 Principles When People Fail You

6 Principles When People Fail You

People will fail you, but God never will. I said this to a friend when she sought my advice. I feared I would fail her because I knew my limitations, and she had already been betrayed and disappointment by so many people. I knew if she sought God over me, He...
Marriage and The Mediterranean Love Plan

Marriage and The Mediterranean Love Plan

I’ve had the privilege to review Stephen and Misty Arterburn’s new book, The Mediterranean Love Plan: 7 Secrets to Life-Long Passion in Marriage. It’s been personal and is impacting my marriage. Here’s why. The seven relationship principles in...
The Most Precious Gift You Already Have

The Most Precious Gift You Already Have

I end the day with thanks, realizing how often I forget to praise God for what is.   In the gap between praying about worry and crisis, we fail to simply give thanks.   For the simple things. In the gap between praying about worry and crisis, we fail to simply give...