We Laughed

I was perusing this article written to moms of one or two children from a mom of five. As I read it I was reminded of my own mom’s life, raising six children in one farmhouse on 15 acres of Michigan soil. I remember the moms of one or two kids, eyes like saucers...

Sometimes the Step Is ‘Stay’

Let me start this by saying my blog posts are designed to be transparent. But today I want to tell a story that fills in the details left out of many blog posts from the last nine months. Josh started job searching last December as he was approaching the last semester...

Josh: God Never Fails Us

A month ago I featured devotion notes Mr. M sent me (God Will Fight For Us) since they encouraged me so much.  Today features his commentary on a chapter of 2 Chronicles, sent to me via email after his devotions. 2 Chronicles 20 “After this, the Moabites and...

I Bow My Work

Laborare est orare; orare est laborare. My Latin days come flooding into my memory: three years of verb tenses and vocabulary. Latin has an ancient way of describing thoughts that seems to make them instantaneously more profound. But in those years of high school...

I Bow My Waiting

On the heels of completing (and truly studying) ‘I Bow My Attitude’ in Satisfy My Thirsty Soul, I flipped forward a chapter and saw ‘I Bow My Times of Waiting’. Even though that’s not the chapter we’re on at church, I read it. Once...

In Light of His Glory

There’s this funny little children’s song my siblings and I listened to over and over again growing up. Right now it’s echoing in my mind as I type: When I am afraid I will trust in You, I will trust in You, I will trust in You; When I am afraid I...