If I asked, “Who wants to grow deeper in Christ?” My guess is I would get a rousing shout of agreement. But we often don’t do things that would bring that to pass. Sara Haggerty in her book, Unseen, said, ” Most of the time, we don’t reach for God until we have to. Our […]
How to Carry the Resurrection of Christ With Us.
Darkness. Waiting. Feelings of doubt and despair but also the mere bubbling up of a hope not yet dead… The earth trembles, the tomb shakes, and no amount of darkness can hold back the light … the life of CHRIST! It can’t stop there beloved! As this weekend started drawing to a close, my […]
The Power to Live A More Than “Normal” Life This Year.
Well, we’re officially into the new year and I think we can all see there was no magic reset button to bring all things back to normal. But here’s what I’ve learned in the last six years beloved. NORMAL is overrated. Six years ago today, we stumbled out onto Michigan Avenue after doctors told us […]
What is Holding You Back?
I took a month off podcasting to step back and breathe. As you can see from the date of the last blog post that’s where I’m spending most of my time. You can find similar content to my blogs over at “Seek and Savor, ” on iTunes and other places you tune into your favorite […]
The State Of Our Hearts.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, I want to be so intentional. In our family this day has always been so simple. Some chocolates for our children, some flowers for me from my husband and a special home cooked meal. Since I was raised by a single mama, the kids and I would often take flowers to […]
Thanksgiving Is Rooted In Receiving.
Thanksgiving is upon us and maybe like me you want this season we are ushering in to be MORE. With every passing year, I feel the holy hush enter my soul just a bit earlier. It’s more than just the upcoming holidays filled with family, food and friends. It’s the general lifting of so many […]
Opening Your Home, Starts With Your Heart.
As part of my July Blog Swap, today I am welcoming my sweet friend Natalie to the blog. She is sharing some beautiful and practical advice on hospitality. I love that when we “lift up our eyes,” He allows us to see others. Then we can invite them in, to our hearts and our homes […]
How to Help Your Children With Transition.(Blog Swap)
As a part of my Summer Blog Swap, I am so happy to welcome Dorina Gilmore to the blog. She walked her own brave road as a widow and I had the honor of getting to meet her in California a few weeks ago, although we have talked for months as ”writing friends.” She has […]
When You’re Ready to Let That Wound Heal. (Blog Swap)
As part of a Blog Swap I am doing with a few of my fellow writers for the month of July, I am so happy to welcome Lea Turner to the blog. I know you will love her heart and her words. Take heart beloved. The Lord wants to heal those wounds as much as […]
A Truth to Savor When You Need Direction.
I read this verse the other day and I was stuck. I couldn’t go on until I soaked in every bit of it’s life giving truth. “The Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to lead them on their way during the day and in a pillar of fire to give them […]