Let’s Talk Punishment
Sunday is Mother's Day! Put a post-it on your counter to remind your kids to make you some cards! Don't worry, I cleaned out my daughter's backpack yesterday, and there was a picture where the students were to fill in the blank in their adorable handwriting. The...read more
What Does God’s Voice Sound Like?
I wonder if we assume God's voice sounds different than it does. I'm finding God to be more of an inviter than a demander, and if I feel in my gut a demanding, mean command, I'm finding it's usually not Him. His instruction of me is usually an invitation. So if I...read more
Does Your Relationship With God Feel Lifeless?
When you open your Bible, does it feel as lifeless as your grocery list? As I cut my kid's apple and the little seed rolls down the cutting board, it makes me wonder, do our hearts feel like that? Sitting on a kitchen counter, the seed cannot will itself to become a...read more
There are so many awards out there that gain our kiddos' attention. Medals for athletics, academics… you name it, and you can probably win a trophy for it. Awards and ribbons are great. They set a goal with prizes attached and teach that you need hard work and grit to...read more
Life With God Is So Different Than We Might Expect
God is holy and expansive and powerful. But He is not distant, and He is not absent. He invites us into a relationship that is intimate and will make His home in our hearts as we trust Him. When we trust Him, He becomes our place of rest. Like the warmth of a fire,...read more