Remember… and Live Abundantly

It’s finally spring here in Michigan! We’re  seeing buds on the trees and flowers blooming in our gardens. There are finally green shoots peeking up, promising new life. That’s what we love to celebrate in spring, isn’t it? New life! Spring is the year’s new […]

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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 5

(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.) Welcome to part 5 of “Rules for God’s Daughters”! If you’re just joining us, this a 6-post series […]

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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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An Easter Birthday

My 33rd birthday fell on Easter Sunday.  In my  lifetime the latest Easter has ever been was April 23rd, in 2000.  My first thought at realizing that year’s date was “I will be the age Jesus was when He died on that cross”.  Then I […]

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