Something amazing and still quite unbelievable happened – my oldest daughter graduated from high school this week! She’ll be leaving our home in less than two months for college. I’ve had seventeen years to prepare her for this transition and milestone. Did I do a good job? Is she ready? I get emotional just thinking … Continue reading Who Determines Your Worth or Significance?
I’m interrupting our regularly scheduled series of Faith-Filled Moms because my friend Shari passed away from cancer less than twenty-four hours after my first guest blog about Faith-Filled Moms and Fighting Cancer was posted. My friend had valiantly fought her sickness for years. She believed God was going to heal her. And so did I. We … Continue reading A Different Look at Death
I remember when I wrote this...getting out of bed was difficult. I just wanted to sleep so I wouldn't have to think, wouldn't have to remember, wouldn't have to deal with life. I was living with a crushed spirit. Last week I talked about a spirit of heaviness and sadness that I was experiencing after … Continue reading When Life Gets Too Heavy
Have you ever wondered why God has you on a certain path? Do you find yourself questioning the direction of your life?
Finding myself on a dark and lonely road was a great reminder that no matter how bad things may look, God is always with me.
I was interpreting the success of another as a reflection on me (or my family) and not understanding that it was just truly about the other person. If only I would take myself out of the equation, I could easily be happy and rejoice with and for someone else.
After experiencing a difficult season, I share how I taught my daughter resilience in facing the tough times in life that we all must encounter.
The path to purpose starts with the unique talents, gifts, abilities, and strengths that God has given us in different areas. But how do we know what we are supposed to do with them? How do we manage the potential that comes from the way we were created?
It's happening again... the infamous end-of-year awards. As the school year is ending, the ubiquitous part of the graduations and moving up ceremonies is the handing out of special recognitions and awards. For every child who receives an award, there are countless others that don't. And twice as many parents in the audience possibly grappling … Continue reading Remember This – Your Child’s Worth is Not Found in Other People’s Opinions or Judgments of Them
I started questioning myself - did I really trust God, or was my trust in Him confined to what I wanted Him to do for me and my family?