My mom is the epitome of joy. She taught us to live joyfully. It was all we knew of childhood. A relationship with Jesus, a heart full of gratitude, a spirit of contentment, and happiness in the little things–it was the way of life. I never knew my mom was fascilitaing anything other than the ordinary. […]
Ideas for and a personal story about loving your neighbor in the ordinary.
A few years ago, my life was defined a bit differently. At least in my own heart, I was defining my life differently. I think that’s a natural part of the journey. Growing, changing, and being made new by the sanctifying grace of Jesus. It’s a natural part of growth for so many of us. […]
Friends, you may not know this about me buuuut–I’m truly germaphobic. I hate germs. My house isn’t always perfectly tidy raising three boys, but you can be sure there’s a whole lot of handwashing! Must. Fight. Germs. With all of this hand washing and January weather, my hands have been feeling drier and more cracked […]
Fresh and new, a clean slate to write a new story. I love making goals and plans. I’m not at all opposed to resolutions. We might as well “try better” at some point and I think the first day of a fresh year is absolutely suitable for pressing the restart button. I love dreaming and […]