5 Truths for Discouragement

5 Truths for Discouragement

There’s pain in my chest tonight. I first called it stress. Then I called it hurt. Then disappointment. Then discouragement. Then, I realized it’s all of those things–the things a mother feels for her child, only a little deeper. Perhaps a lot...
4 Things When Asking God, Where Are You?

4 Things When Asking God, Where Are You?

“God, where are you?” were the first words that came from my mouth. I laid on the floor, crying, pouring out the anguish inside. I knew God was with me, but in the moment He felt absent. While I’d been drawing close to Him, His Presence was void....
The Risk of Releasing Your Dream

The Risk of Releasing Your Dream

I asked the question on social media–what areas of control do you struggle to give up? The answered varied–parenting, law, and the calendar. More than one responded with giving up dreams for God’s will. I was tempted to say, “God’s dreams...
Waiting for Heaven and A Giveaway!

Waiting for Heaven and A Giveaway!

The following is a guest post by author Heather Gillis. She’s a new friend I met at the Speak Up Conference 2015. I’ve asked her to share about her beyond-the-storybook-image mom story, which is filled with hope. Comment on the story below to enter a...
5 Truths about a Mother’s Pain

5 Truths about a Mother’s Pain

I found this dollhouse at an antique market. I’d been looking for one for years because I had a metal dollhouse as a child. We found another metal house from a newer time period, in better condition. When choosing between the two, I chose this one. It...

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