Speak Life

Speak Life

When I first became a Christian, I loved to debate about the Bible and Jesus. I wanted to be the best, most knowledgeable Christian around! So when I'd hear or read something that didn't sound right, I went into immediate attack mode to "defend my faith", so to speak....

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Not All Women Are Mothers

Not All Women Are Mothers

Whether by choice or by circumstance, not all women are mothers. If you know women who are not mothers, how do you respond to them? If you're not a mother, do you feel left out, sad, lonely, or angry on this day? All of the above have been (and are) true for me at...

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Stand Firm

Stand Firm

This week I've been pondering why it's sometimes hard for Christians to fully pursue, embrace, and live by biblical truth. Not just what they can easily agree with and believe, but ALL of it - even what they don't understand and can't explain. Often it's because of...

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If Only…

If Only…

This morning when I did my laundry, I noticed my bra strap was hooked to a shirt when I moved clothes from washer to dryer. I remembered something my mom said just last week about hooking the bra strap together before washing the bra. I've been doing laundry for,...

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More Than Enough

More Than Enough

This morning during my quiet time I had one of those "aha" moments: this world is not my home. I know that, not a news flash, read about it often in the Bible.  1 Peter 2:11 calls us "aliens and strangers in this world."  Hebrews 11:13 called our ancestors "foreigners...

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Trust and Obey

Trust and Obey

Recently my church hosted a book sale to benefit our women's ministry and our local pregnancy center. We collected hundreds of books and spent weeks of countless hours organizing, storing, preparing, and setting up. Everyone was excited about the sale, and about the...

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