I give you my heart…

When I was in my late teens and early 20’s, I gave my heart away more freely than was prudent. Hoping that the boy receiving it would care for it. But as they judged and found me lacking, my heart was returned even more torn and tattered. By the time the man who would become […]

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Who will save you from going under?

The shrill sound of a whistle rang out over the jubilant screams of children splashing delightedly as the lifeguard dove in to save a teenager slipping silently under the surface of the water. Moments earlier I had overheard the would be drowning victim joke with his buddies about not knowing how to swim as he […]

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Running on Empty

Running on Empty

Are you running on empty? Have you been running yourself ragged for so long you don’t remember what it’s like to have a full tank? I run the kids to school, music lessons and baseball practice. I run to the grocery store, my appointments, board meetings and volunteer events. I run to bible studies and […]

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The Jesus I See in You

I was seated in a hard chair against the wall in the waiting area during my sons’ music lessons when the text from my husband came. I couldn’t stifle the gasp when I read it was time to euthanize our faithful family dog. A sweet woman moved purposefully over to my side when she noticed […]

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Finding Control

Finding Control in Chaos

I don’t know about you, but finding control often seems just out of my reach. And there’s noting like a military move to prove it! ********* Military Moves Every couple of years the Army awards a contact to a moving company that will come and pack up all our worldly possessions and move them to […]

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Say “Yes” to the Mess

In honor of Mother’s Day, this special post is brought to us by my  friend Katie Gibson at Rooted Moms where she is committed to encouraging moms with daily devotions written by moms for moms. Swing on over to get your daily dose of inspiration.   Say “Yes” to the Mess By Katie Gibson I often marvel at […]

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