What if ISIS comes here?

I have a confession to make. I woke up in the middle of the night having a bad dream. The kind of dream that seems pretty real, and yet it was not. And I could feel anxiety come creeping out from under the bed and into my sweet lil’ head (because let’s be honest, anxiety…

Read More

How to Handle the Mixed Emotions of Going Back to School

School is starting and I find myself wrestling with a mixed bag of emotions. There is a part of me that is doing internal flip-flops for joy. With four kids ranging in age from three to eighteen, I have been yearning for a moment of sanity. A moment to catch my breath. sigh. A moment without all…

Read More

Are You Caught in a Snare?

Tomorrow. It is finally drawing near. We leave for Haiti on a missions trip with a team of nearly 50 people, most of whom have never visited a third-world country. We will be going to MyLifeSpeaks, an organization whose passion is orphan prevention. My husband runs the medical clinic in this rural village called Neply.…

Read More

Such a Wimp I Am

Worry came knocking at my door and despite my well intentions, I allowed her to come in. You see, I packed worry with me first thing that memorable morning.

Read More

Moms can have octopus arms. Who knew?

It is all a blur to me now. Sometimes moms can have octopus arms. Who knew? Or could it be an answer to prayer?

Read More

I’m just a mom

God is able to calm the storm. When He chooses not to He is up to a greater good.

Read More