But It’s Not Fair

I can’t begin to tell you how often I hear that phrase as a Mom. Whether it is over the size of a cookie, amount of screen time or seat in the car – the phrase is usually accompanied with a sigh of frustration or even tears from a 10 or 13- year-old boy....

Fragile

When one has an emergency, everything else comes to a screeching halt. I find it amazing how quickly priorities shift when we are faced with urgent circumstance. A car accident, a fire, or a life-threatening illness all demands our immediate attention. We drop...

Pray for Marriages

I had the opportunity to attend my cousin’s wedding recently. In a time where social distancing in required it felt very different than other weddings, but it was still quite the celebration! “So God created man in his own image of God he created him; male...

The Gift of Rest

I love to sleep. I always have. If there was an Olympic metal in napping, I’d earn the gold! As a busy Mom, I will admit, there is nothing like a good nap. They are often few and far between these days! I believe that God wants us to honor our physical bodies by...

Truth Telling

Our two oldest boys are currently doing all virtual school from home due to the COVID19 pandemic. Come to find out, they have been “lying by omission,” by not being forthright about the amount of virtual schoolwork they’ve been completing. I bet you...

Gates

The baby is now mobile, which means we have baby gates up everywhere! What is the purpose of a gate? The purpose of a gate is to set a boundary for the sake of safety or privacy. Gates keep what is wanted INSIDE and what is unwanted OUTSIDE. I was thinking about how...