“I was not born knowing how to cook. I learned one step at a time. . . I notice the same progression in my ability to understand the hard parts of Scripture.” Guest writer, Rachel Schmoyer, shares tips for Bible study.Read More
Dear Young Mom,
It’s 7:30 a.m. I’m slouched over a grocery cart in a customer service line, trying to read my online Bible. My comprehension is under siege by store announcements, customer chatter and a ridiculously loud floor cleaning machine rolling by.Read More
Tiny, profound discoveries are made beneath my toddler's feet. Dried crumbs and paper pieces are tightly held in her hands. She's on a continual quest of discovery, to find the extraordinary in her small realm. To her, the world is new. It's full of hidden treasures. And she finds them, these wonderful things, in the ever-so-simple and mundane.
Is it possible we, too, can find hidden treasures like her?Read More
Adjusting to daylight savings time was brutal last week. There were multiple occasions when I drank more than one cup of coffee. Anybody else with me? It certainly didn't help when my teething, baby girl woke up numerous times one night. Thankfully, her restlessness lasted a night, but still—my body was desperate for sleep.Read More
Rhythmic churning of the washer muffled screams throughout my house. I buried my face in my hands. I was desperate to find God here, this small place of solitude. Amid piles of laundry and fresh scents, he gripped my unsteadiness. The Lord drew me to himself, guarding my mouth from harm. He is my tower of strength when I struggle with fleshly tendencies. I sought him, and his faithful presence upheld me.Read More
I love coffee. Actually, I love it so much it's also my favorite ice cream flavor. Most days, I'm okay with my decaffeinated cup, (after all, I am a breastfeeding momma). On a day like today, however, I put a heaping spoonful of a bold, caffeinated kind in the mix.Read More