Even When Devastated, Give Thanks

“Excuse me but I think your daughter is hurt.” My eyes looked up from the book I was reading, across the field to the opposite side of the track where the long jump pit was located. It was an absolutely beautiful day, with the sun shining brightly and only a few clouds in the sky.Continue reading “Even When Devastated, Give Thanks”

A Different Look at Death

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. WeContinue reading “A Different Look at Death”

Is There a Reason Behind Your Uncomfortable Situation?

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 Another Dark and Lonely Road

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.

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

When a Mother’s Dreams Go Unfulfilled and Prayers Appear to be Unanswered

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?

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. ThisContinue 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”

Faith-Filled Moms: When the World Stops Spinning

In this week’s installment of Faith-Filled Moms, I welcome my Sorority Sister, Kimberly Love, as she shares the story of her daughter’s life-changing diagnosis. It is our prayer that her story would encourage those experiencing similar challenges due to an unexpected diagnosis, remembering that God has a plan for each of our lives. Where doContinue reading “Faith-Filled Moms: When the World Stops Spinning”

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