Girlfriend, You are FREE!

Girlfriend, You are FREE!

We are on the cusp of moving across the country.  We’ve got one foot in Washington state and one in North Carolina and it’s starting to feel like a S-T-R-E-T-C-H! We spent the last 8 days working and playing in the small town we will be living in.  It was the first...
When God Calls You to Free Fall

When God Calls You to Free Fall

My husband and 2 of our boys just left a few days ago on a cross country road trip.  2,471.8 miles.  That alone is enough to make a woman wake up shuddering at the possibilities.  Honestly, I’ve awakened most mornings lately feeling this way.  There’s...
Loving Your Man for a Lifetime

Loving Your Man for a Lifetime

  Twenty eight years ago, my husband asked me to marry him.  We’d known each other 3 mos, but there was no doubt in either of our minds that God wanted us to be together. He told me he wanted 2…MAYBE 3 kids.  I wanted 10, but thought it best not to divulge...
When Following God Looks Messy

When Following God Looks Messy

We sold our dream home almost two years ago now (When God Turns Your World Upside Down).  It was not something I ever saw coming, but in my over 40 year walk with God, He’s surprised me more than once.  In fact, that seems to be His speciality…an...
Grace: Embracing God’s Gift to You

Grace: Embracing God’s Gift to You

Did you know that God has special, unique graces for YOU each and every day?  Ones that are made to fit the challenges you face and the circumstances that make up your particular journey? I am writing a devotional once a month for Rachael Carman’s devotional...
Wisdom for the Road

Wisdom for the Road

   Between launching kids, moving, my husband’s surgeries, and coordinating conferences, it’s been difficult to find the time to write here.  Lately, though, things have slowed down and I’ve started jotting down short devotionals for parents.  Maybe...