I saw a poem of sorts called The Keeper on social media last week. It described all the keeping a mama does for her family - home and preferences and peace. It really floored me just how important this mama job is. But a couple of weeks ago, something in my Bible study really hit … Continue reading Your Work as a Mom Matters As Much as a Prophet’s
A week or so ago, I took my little kids to the park to kill some time. We were playing and having a good time. But then some other people came over. No biggie. We always make friends at the playground. My kids were getting to the point of done - tired, not listening. You … Continue reading Jesus Loves Me When I Ask for Help
Today, I was going to an appointment and my GPS sent me a mile past the address to turn around and come back. I was scratching my head wondering why something as intelligent as Google Maps could send me so far out of the way. I think life gets like that sometimes. Our minds get … Continue reading There Is No Condemnation in Christ, Why Do It to Myself?
Anger plagues me sometimes. I like to control my life. But it’s exhausting. It’s hard to have control when many things and people are broken, different, and separate. I don’t love being delicate with people. I’m matter-of-fact and like to get things done. Sometimes, that makes me miss cues. Many times it marks the start … Continue reading Jesus Loves Me When I Make Things Right
We talked about getting away from our safe places in Sunday School this morning. About dropping pride to be light in a dark world. I realized that I’ve come so far in this area. And it’s not any of my doing. I used to be so paranoid about people and their thoughts on me. I … Continue reading Jesus Loves Me When I Step Outside My Comfort Zone