Motherhood

Should God Have a Say in the Size of Your Family?

“We haven’t decided if we want to have more kids,” she said. It wasn’t an odd statement. Not at all. It was the kind of statement I had made for the first twenty years of our marriage. Actually, that’s not true. For the first ten years of our marriage, I said:  “I don’t want to have […]

A Fresh Faith

My son got saved at church last Sunday. After a passionate sermon and a moving invitation, I peeked over just in time to see his hand shoot up. I didn’t write down the date, though. He got saved the week before that, and the week before that, and a few weeks before that. We’ve gotten […]

I Want To Live in a Hallmark Film

Sometimes… I want to live in a land where the worst thing that happens is that my boyfriend forgot to tell me that he is next in line for the throne to of a tiny European country

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Today’s message is a tribute to all the mama birds out there and our little birdies who are about to fly.

Made to Mother

Today, I want to tell you a story about a race I never wanted to run, and a life I never wanted to live.

Helena in Heaven

Today, I want to tell you a story about a dream that died a long time ago, but it isn’t quite dead.

Granny’s Housecoat

Today, I want to tell you a story about an ancient garment that never gets old.

Silver Bells and Silver Linings

Today, I want to tell you a story about how the season of silver bells offers us a silver lining.

A Full Life

Today, I want to talk to you about the standard you use to measure the meaning in your life.

The Sacrifice of Thanksgiving

I have a special message for those of you who are struggling in this season. Today’s story is about the hardest day of my life, which happened to take place on Thanksgiving Day. I