All Of Life Is Not Right Now

  It was February. My involvements were comfortably manageable (which wasn't often the case), and I liked the rhythm of my week. Then one morning when I was praying, this thought came, "Step out of everything." Wait, what?! "Step out of everything." A baffled reaction whirled in me over the next few days—This doesn't make…

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…

The Promise of Self-Control

Have you ever had one of those days (or in my case, weeks) where being self-controlled is like getting jello to stay on your spoon from the bowl to your mouth? That was always a cute sight when our kids were little. Moving their little hand without thought from bowl to mouth, the jello jiggled…

Passionate Pursuit {day 18}: A Personal Testimony

Today I'm thrilled to introduce my daughter Cecilia as a guest blogger. Enjoy! I’ve been a Christian for the majority of my life. I was raised in a Christian home, attended church, Sunday school, youth group, all the works. To be honest, by the time I got to college, my faith looked great from my…