When Life Gets Too Heavy

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

Celebrating the Success of Others, Even When No One is Celebrating You

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.

Am I Focused on My Child’s Potential or Purpose?

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?

Remember This – Your Child’s Worth is Not Found in Other People’s Opinions or Judgments of Them

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

Faith-Filled Moms: Faith for the Unknown Journey Ahead

I hope you have been enjoying this Faith-Filled Moms series - each story has been a blessing to me personally, and I've captured words of wisdom from each mom's story. You can also catch my interview with each guest blogger on Destined 4 the Dub's Facebook Page, as we go deeper into their stories. This … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Faith for the Unknown Journey Ahead

Faith-Filled Moms: Trusting God in the Darkness

I am so excited to share my friend Deitra's story this week. I have gotten to know her and her family over the years, and especially sweet Myles in Children's Ministry, and he's kept me and my daughters on our toes! Be encouraged by her journey... I have Jeremiah 17: 5-8 hanging on my refrigerator, … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Trusting God in the Darkness