When Drudgery Dulls Dreams

As women, we seem to face obstacles men never do. They are expected to do big things and chase their dreams. But often once women marry and have children, the demands placed on them sometimes feel less than dreamy. Diapers. Dishes. Dusting. Doctors appointments. For some of you that may be your dream. If that’s […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Asceticism

One of my favorite parts about this series is getting to introduce you all to so many amazing women of the Word! I met Katie when she led a life-changing Bible study I was in at FT Polk. I knew she was a WORD Nerd even before I knew that was a thing! Please give […]

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Dreaming Doesn’t Mean Discontent

Who you are doesn’t have to be at odds with who you’re becoming. In fact, finding contentment with who you are right now is the first step to becoming, as my friend Kristine Brown says, More Than Yourself. I’m excited to share her words about why dreaming doesn’t mean you are discontent today! ********* I […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Parable

I’m so thrilled to welcome Sarah Travis back to My Messy Desk for Word Nerd Wednesday! She is super smart and shares that wisdom with us as we study a word you’ve probably heard before, but may not have looked at from this perspective! ********* Parable | “a short story that teaches a moral or […]

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Doing the Dream

Guess what? Dreams take effort to succeed. Could God just speak and make it so? Of course He could. But then we’d miss one of the key components of dreaming God-sized dreams. Stepping out in faith. I have to admit, I’ve been a little disconcerted lately by what seems to be the en vogue battle cry […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Pentateuch

I’m excited to have my friend and fellow Mil-Spouse, Anji Budzinski back with us for Word Nerd Wednesday this week. I know you’ll learn something new with her thorough account of the word of the week! ********* The Pentateuch is a term applied to the first of the three divisions of the ancient Hebrew canon […]

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