7 Unexpected Rewards from Personal Bible Reading (Part 1)

7 Unexpected Rewards from Personal Bible Reading (Part 1)

Is it possible you are consuming bite-size pieces of scripture from various sources – an Instagram post, the verse linked to an online devotional, or a text thread from a friend with a Psalm to cheer us up – but not savoring a steady diet of Scripture? Are...
Kitchen Counter Questions for the Lord

Kitchen Counter Questions for the Lord

We get to know people by asking questions. Not really prying questions but interested questions. I’ve always admired people who are good question askers, meaning they don’t really run out of curious questions that are almost fun to answer. Hair stylists are really...
Discovering Freedom in Fitness

Discovering Freedom in Fitness

During a trip to DC last year, we rode the subway several times. At times, the terminals were jam packed, the crowds swarming like a tide in and out of subway cars. One day, we rode to the World War II memorial and looked across the sprawling National Mall towards the...
The Gift of Drawing Near

The Gift of Drawing Near

In the mornings, we sit squished together on the sofa while I read just one ch a book to my kiddos. In the afternoons, I watch out the window as they play with all the toys and stuff they’ve taken outside and “repurposed” for whatever game is at hand. In the evening,...
Discovering Joy!

Discovering Joy!

You know the look in a child’s eyes when they get it, when something clicks, when a connection is made? It’s as if a spark lights up their little eyes and faces? One of the greatest treats of having our children home from school these last weeks is getting to witness...

A Heartfelt Prayer…

Father in heaven, hallowed by thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done. Lord, it strikes me the privilege it is to live in at this time in history. To be part of moments you have purposed and planned from long ago. To understand that we were intended to live...