Humility and patience go hand and hand. When we grasp the goodness of God's love toward us, we can reflect that love to our children, enduring the pains of parenthood with grace.
Joseph’s story illustrates the life-changing power of a godly perspective. Abandoned by his brothers, falsely accused of adultery, forgotten by those he blessed, wasting away in prison—Joseph easily could have drowned in bitterness, been dominated by despair, and forever wrestled with anger. This is not to say that he didn’t experience those feelings, or didn’t… Continue reading 6 Beautiful Takeaways from the Life of Joseph
As busy moms, we can fly through our to-do list without pausing to reflect on its heavenly purpose. Here's a look at 7 amazing promises from Jesus in Revelation that give higher meaning to our motherly call.
Without Christ, we can find ourselves in a prison. Not the one with bars and chains, but one that traps our heart behind walls of anxiety, confusion, pride, and idolatry. This prison is never more real than when we try to please others or ourselves, rather than the wonderful God who created us.
There is a particular excitement that only arises around January. The warm nostalgia of Christmas fades and is replaced by the bubbling joy of a fresh start - a new year. The desire to begin anew and pursue self-improvement becomes contagious, appearing in the form of New Year's resolutions. Yet, as much as goals, plans, and… Continue reading Word for 2017: Abide
For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. Matthew 16:25 This verse is currently the wallpaper on my phone. Every time I activate the screen it both encourages and convicts. I think to myself: Am I losing my life for His sake? After all, Jesus… Continue reading Are You Truly Living for Jesus?
A ray of sunshine slanted across the dark room. All day he would study its movement as it slid along the walls. The ray creeped into being each dawn, the loyal reminder for his eyelids to flutter open. As it brightened and faded with each passing hour he grew increasingly jealous. The light could shift, shimmer, glide,… Continue reading Rise: A Short Story of Hope
He must increase, I must decrease. The horizon was alive. Green grasses danced in the evening breeze, the setting sun split the endless field and endless sky. She was driving through the countryside, her car gliding across the cracked pavement and her mind absorbed by thoughts of yesterday. After weeks of frustration in the beauty of… Continue reading Fulfillment