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One Secret that will Help You Delight in the Sound of Motherhood

Recently, I made a commitment to be more diligent about slowing down and listening to my children throughout the day. I was surprised by all that I heard… When my kids were playing make believe “mommy and daughter” in the back seat of the van, I heard my own voice coming out of my daughter’s…

I would not have chosen this path for myself, yet God has done a tremendous work in me as I have learned to embrace my limitations.    "But he said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.' Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me." 2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV    Have you been "blessed" with physical limitations?  If so, what has helped you to stay positive and live life to its fullest?

God’s Wonderful Power is Made Perfect in Our Weakness

  When I was 19 years old, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. I have a type A+ personality and “driven” is a mild term to describe my way of attacking life. Because of my limited energy, and the fact that my pain levels go through the roof when I am stressed, I have been forced…

I have rarely, if ever, accomplished the things I have set out to do.  My life course seems to change on a daily basis, but God has always been faithful to bring me to the destination He has planned for me.  And I am confident that He is doing the same for you.  Next time you face an unexpected detour, I encourage you to stop and think of the possibilities that this change of course may hold for you.    Here are 6 Biblical God may be orchestrating a D-E-T-O-U-R in your life.

6 Biblical Reasons to Embrace the Unexpected

I just love family game night. The laughter, conversation  and distraction-free time spent together leave me feeling full and satisfied. Our favorite game right now is Clue. We picked up the game at a garage sale last month and my girls can’t seem to get enough of it.   As a child, I used to adore…

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Being Faithful in the “Small Things” + Bible Giveaway

When I was 14 years old, I decided I wanted to become a professional golfer. I dedicated the next 7 years of my life to accomplishing that goal. I was focused, hard-working and diligent. I have always believed God created me with a significant purpose in mind, and at a very young age, I chose…

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Careless Words and Broken Eggshells

As a writer, I diligently search for just the right words to encourage and uplift my readers. I can work and re-work my writing to make certain it communicates a positive message and edit out any parts that don’t fit my overall goal for the piece. Oh, how I wish I could say the same…

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The Most Powerful Gift We Can Give

Words are one of the most powerful gifts we can give to someone we love. Words fill in the space that exists between two souls, like a magnet pulling two separate beings into one shared space. Words reveal what is hidden and create a connection that even death cannot destroy.   [Tweet “Words reveal what…