Finding Hope

Yesterday was one of those days when things just didn’t go as I had hoped. You know the kind of day I’m talking about. It started out great. I enjoyed my quiet time, made my to-do list, and began the day with family, much like we have for the past Continue Reading

It’s A New Day

Friends, It’s a new day. A new week. Maybe you woke up excited and ready to go, and maybe you wish you could climb back into bed. Maybe the world feels heavy, and maybe your heart is light. Maybe you feel like you have an endless, impossible list to tackle Continue Reading

A Prayer For Change

Lord, help us. Our black brothers and sisters are hurting. They’ve been hurting. For so long. Help us to come alongside them and to stand for justice. We pray the systems of oppression and marginalization will be dissolved. We pray for the building up of systems that treat all people Continue Reading

The Teachers Are Working Extra Hard – Let’s Love Them Extra Hard

Today I received an email from the online director for our school district. The email talked about the challenges they have faced in the first week of online school and the ways they are trying to remedy the problems. In the email, it was mentioned that they have received a Continue Reading

To My Friend Who is Struggling with Depression

To my friend who is struggling with depression, I want you to know I’m here for you. I may not know what you are going through, but I want to hear about your struggles. I know sometimes when I ask how you’re doing, you want to say “Great!” but the Continue Reading

Beth Moore, Do NOT Go Home (and other thoughts on John MacArthur’s comments)

Yesterday, a friend of mine sent me a clip from a Q&A session that took place at the Truth Matters Conference.  In this clip, Todd Friel asks John MacArthur, and other panel members, to give a one-word answer in response to the name Beth Moore.  His answer was not one Continue Reading

From Faint Lines to Motherhood

I watched as the two lines slowly appeared on the test. They were faint, yet blaring. “You’re pregnant” they screamed. I’m pregnant. Tears fell from the corners of my eyes and slid slowly down my cheeks. I could taste the salt as they traveled down to my lips. Is it Continue Reading