When I want to get my kids' attention, I have to interrupt their daily programming. This usually includes the removal of something beloved - a toy, favorite treat, fun activity, television show, etc. I don't take something they enjoy away just for kicks of course. I do it for their best interest - this is … Continue reading Pay Attention
Through the glass window beside our front door, I caught a glimpse of a spider hard at work beneath the glow of our porch light. She was hustling. It seemed she was just beginning the work on what would be a beautiful, strong web by morning. I paused to watch her strategy. At times it … Continue reading Mama, You’re Free
I've heard it countless times before: "Christians are hypocrites." To which I agree. A true follower of Christ should openly admit to this any day - that to a spectator, where we land sometimes falls short of what we strive for. In order to fully accept Jesus, one needs to fully understand their profound need … Continue reading When You’re Hurt By The Church
It was my seventh month of pregnancy, and we were left with no place to live. Two weeks from closing on what would have been our first home - the movers were booked, locksmith scheduled, boxes purchased - and it all fell through at the appraisal. We had prayed from the beginning of our home … Continue reading Trust.