January. The time of year for new beginnings, a fresh start, and hope for change. Last month I wrote about opening the greatest gift we have ever been given, the gift of God’s Son,Jesus. We don’t deserve such a perfect gift, but God loves us and wanted a way for us to have a forever … Continue reading Growing Faith: Patience and Prayer
I wasn’t until I was married that I found an appreciation for one of the greatest Christmas movies of all time. “A Christmas Story” is about a young boy named Ralphie with his heart set on receiving a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas. Everyone in his life tells him “You’ll shoot your eye out” … Continue reading A Gift Left Unopened
There is no easy formula to letting go of doing it all. I wish I could tell you to do A+B=C and your stress would disappear! The process of "Letting Go" is different for each person reading these words. My hope is that my story will help you reflect on yours and what changes you … Continue reading Let Go of Doing it All: Part 3
"Stop trying to be SuperMom." I have repeated this in my head over and over for 15 years. I am sure men experience some of the same feelings, but I can only speak from experience. Surely, at some point in our parenting journies, we all become enveloped with fear, thinking, "What if I fail?", "What … Continue reading Let Go of Doing it All: Part 2
In Part 1, we pursued the heart of God by trusting our shepherd and finding contentment in the pasture he has placed us. Psalm 37:4 takes us to the next segment of wisdom. It is one of the most over-used, yet misunderstood verses in the Bible. The first part is often overlooked because we love to … Continue reading In Pursuit of God’s Heart: Part 2 – What’s your heart condition?