Prayer That Impacts Our Perspective

When I was growing up, Mom or Dad usually said "the blessing," a rote prayer, before supper. Sometimes Dad told one of my three brothers or me to say it. Being kids, we flew through it so we could eat. And then one day Dad instructed the four of us to each write multiple prayers…

Perspective for Your Right-Now Season

“They grow up so fast.”  Whenever someone said this to me, I paused for a second, thinking, I should probably appreciate her well-intended words.  But silently I reacted, Right now, it’s not going fast enough.  Days can be long.  Hard seasons feel endless. Mothers on the other side of our current season look in their rear…

Too much… or so much?

At times in my life, I've thought, "This is just too much." Too much to deal with. Too much to balance. Because I'd over-committed or over-scheduled, sometimes it was too much. My husband Terrell and I are moving to Houston, Texas this month. We're excited for the new adventure to which God has called us.…