Passionate Pursuit{day 10}: Relationships

Holy God, show me how to have relationship in this season with each of my children. My prayer for many years. Being humbled more times than I could count, I've learned that my behavior and emotions can be as unpredictable as any of my children's. Looking back, I don't think they premeditate their behaviors and…

Passionate Pursuit {day 6}: Something More

Growing up, I attended a Catholic school. Friday mornings included a church service (Mass) for the student body of 1st through 8th graders. Organ sound filled the church. We sang as we should. When I was in the 7th grade, a couple of friends and I approached the school principal about the Friday morning music.…

Passionate Pursuit {day 4}: Security

Some days are just really hard. For us. For our child. For others we care about. And if you string a few such days together, the ground can begin to feel like quicksand. Until We remember Who holds the ground - and us. "And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew…

Passionate Pursuit {day 2}: A Plan

"I will give them a heart to know Me, for I am the LORD; and they will be My people, and I will be their God, for they will return to Me with their whole heart." (Jeremiah 24.7) A plan. First, a gift.  A heart designed with the capacity to know the Almighty. Not just…

Passionate Pursuit {day 1} : Knowing God

I'm kinda scared to be a mom.   I didn't handle that too well. I hope I survive this. I really feel alone among my friends who are moms. I had no idea this could be so hard. Being a mom IS hard. And being a mom is FULL OF WONDER. We didn't make ourselves…