How to Win an Argument

Last night, our daughter (kindergarten) told us she thought she was making people sad, that she wasn’t good but bad. She said that her friends don’t want to be her friends anymore and they don’t want to play with her. Naturally, we were just a […]

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Finish What He Started

Our God is able, more than capable To be faithful to the end He’ll finish what He started ~ from “Finish What He Started”, MercyMe I tend to have a problem with completion. I’m an all-or-nothing type of girl; if I can’t complete it, or […]

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Our Purpose – God’s Way

At twenty, I knew my purpose in life. I was going to be an artist, maybe own an art supply store. I was going to get married soon out of college, have six kids, and sit on the wrap-around-porch of a big farmhouse out in […]

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When Less is Not More

I intentionally avoid the news. Too much bad nearly breaks me – I’m one of those highly-sensitive types. But the news still finds me. With every school shooting or police officer death or racial-tension-fueled hate crime, my heart breaks, and I feel so small. So […]

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Rules for God’s Daughters: Part 4

Welcome to part 4 of “Rules for God’s Daughters”! If you’re just joining us, this a 6-post series based on a “copy and share” Facebook post I read recently. You can read all about that, and see the full list in “Rules for God’s Daughters: […]

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Rules for God’s Daughters: Part 3

Welcome to part 3 of “Rules for God’s Daughters”! If you’re just joining us, this a 6-post series based on a “copy and share” Facebook post I read recently. You can read all about that, and see the full list in “Rules for God’s Daughters: […]

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Rules for God’s Daughters: Part 2

(Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and I will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through them. Read my disclosure policy here.) Today is part 2 of “Rules for God’s Daughters”, a 6-post series based on a “copy and share” […]

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Rules for God’s Daughters: Part 1

Today I read one of those “copy and share” posts on Facebook. This one is called “Rules for My Daughter”. It resonated with me – but it also set off some warning bells. One of the devil’s greatest weapons is subtle lies: things that look […]

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7 Ways We Should be Like Children

(Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and I will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through them. Read my disclosure policy here.) Driving along, migraine developing, just wanting to get home. Into the silence comes a voice from the backseat. […]

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Happy Right Here

(Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and I will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through them. Read my disclosure policy here.) I’ve read that “if you’re not happy here, you won’t be happy there”. This is a truth that […]

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