It's strange. As much as the Lord has done in my life through the years, you'd think I'd never be shaken. He's brought me through crisis after crisis. From my first memories of rejection through infertility, miscarriage, cancer, death, loss and … [Read more...] about A SURE-PROOF PLAN OF ENDURANCE
My children used to hand me everything. They were quite capable of holding their own stuff. They just didn't want to. They preferred I do the carrying. Wherever we went, they'd pile it on me. Their personal assistant. Running out of Sunday School … [Read more...] about WHO WILL CARRY THIS?
Isn't protection a mom's major concern? Making sure our children don't fall down. Run in front of a car. Touch hot stoves. Or experience pain. Focused on safety, we aim to shelter those babies under our wings of protection. But suffering is … [Read more...] about PROTECT! PROTECT! PROTECT!
I gave up making them a long time ago. Resolutions for the new year seemed more like self-effort than godly-inspiration. But I'm sensing a different message this January. Like a piece of a puzzle I'd been missing. It started with … [Read more...] about A NOBLE RESOLUTION
Have you ever faced a week of continual bad news? Where every day is a nightmare? It was the summer of 2009 when a myriad of difficult events hit our family. Seven days in a row. Circumstances shook me to the core. Fear knocked fiercely at my … [Read more...] about SEVEN DAYS OF DIFFICULTY