The Best Way To Work Through

What are you trying to work through?  If you're like me, often it's not just one thing. Whatever it is, it can consume our thoughts, drain our energy, and sink us low. . . . heartbreak . . .a frustrating job . . . an unfair outcome . . . financial issues . . .…

Surrender Is A Strength

Becoming A Peaceful Mom is available on Amazon!  I'll save you a minute ~ Just tap here to purchase.  Today I'm sharing a little piece from the book—and a day in my life—with you . . . One afternoon I was overwhelmed by my inadequacies, discouraged by my seeming failures as a mom, and exhausted…

A Mother’s Perspective and Prayer for May

Happy (belated) Mother's Day! Don't you like the way that Mother's Day is in May? I like to think it gives us a second wind to finish this month strong. (just kidding) When our children lived at home, I loved the month of May and I braced myself for May. I loved that the school…

Becoming Strong

Saturday morning I sat speechless on the sofa. I've been praying for a long time for direction about something and God gave it...Or, maybe he's been saying it and I finally heard it. Anyway, there I sat. Petrified, excited, overwhelmed, grateful, teary. Have you ever felt that way about something you believe you're to do…

Passionate Pursuit {day 17}: Strength

When our sons were in high school, lifting weights was a discipline they enjoyed, as athletes and for personal conditioning. Some days they came home excited about a new capacity they'd realized. I, on the other hand, have always been wimpy at lifting weights. Proud if I lifted my 10-pound hand weights 20 times without…

“Give me strength, Lord!”

Have you ever said this?  I have.  I've moaned it - exhausted, discouraged, at a loss for what to do, or feeling helpless.  Or, I've cried out, "Give me strength, Lord!!!"  because I'm at my wit's end, angry, feeling defeated, completely outdone with someone - or 2 someones - or a circumstance... You get the…