Tag Archives: family

A Container Filled Life

The other day I took my kids to one of those self serve yogurt places.  (I love how we pay more to serve ourselves than we did to have it served to us).  Anyway, my kids immediately picked up the … Continue reading

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Ode to the Traveling Mom

My life is a constant, on-the-go car ride.  I am in my car more than most taxi drivers.  I am going and coming and taking and dropping off everyday.  It begins to weigh on me and my faith.  So, what … Continue reading

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Dead End Job

I have a great opportunity for you.  Raise your hand if you would like to take a dead end job!  Come on, I know you want to do it!  Take it! Not many of us want to venture into that … Continue reading

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A Mom’s Worry

I am a mom which makes me a natural worrier. Fourteen years ago, I never thought I would be sitting in this position. Actually I couldn’t think past the fact that I had a little baby in my arms and … Continue reading

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Toxic Relationships

We can avoid it as long as we want. We can take the elephant in the room and try to hide it, but let’s face it – it’s an elephant. We can try to deceive our mind into believing that … Continue reading

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Defeat Versus Freedom

Funny how one man’s defeat is another man’s freedom.  Isn’t it amazing how one spouse can feel uplifted and free while the other one feels defeated.  What is even more amazing is that we can walk around and not realize … Continue reading

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Intentionally Loving Your Spouse

I am so grateful that Pete and I could share how to intentionally love your spouse to so many mothers of preschoolers (MOPS) this morning.  I thought it might be nice to recap our talk for all of you who … Continue reading

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Dear John

This morning I opened up my laptop and listened to Mandisa’s new song entitled “Dear John.”  What a beautiful letter to her brother that she brought to life for all of us.  We all have a “Dear John” in our … Continue reading

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Are You Lost?

Isaiah 30:19-21 You people who live in Jerusalem will not weep any more. The Lord is compassionate, and when you cry to him for help, he will answer you. The Lord will make you go through hard times, but he … Continue reading

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Chasing Down Predators

This morning as I strolled along with my dog, I looked up to see a bird and a hawk chasing each other. The bird seemed angry as it screeched at the hawk. I don’t know much about wildlife, but it … Continue reading

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