Daily Dare: 40 Days to a Radical Life

  Welcome to Day 8! Giving is something many of us wish we could do more often. As the mother of five kids hand-me-downs have always been a part of our world. Thankfully though our kids always like getting the older kids things. Jack just turned four and he is so proud of the fact […]

Don’t Conform

    “No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light. Luke 11:33   A knobby kneed girl with untamable freckles and inflatable ears trades her copy of […]

You’re Stronger than You Know

When I was first diagnosed with MS it was just weeks before Christmas. I remember falling apart – completely. I remember feeling totally sorry for myself. I remember crying into my pillow and into the crook of my husband’s arm. If I had to choose between living that moment over and eating a live beetle […]

Understanding the Gift of Salvation: How Can You be Sure?

“I am not the author of confusion but of peace.” 1 Corinthians 14:33 I remember a time in my life as a young girl when I had really come to dread church because it made me think TOO hard. I spent more time all in knots than I did at peace. And I know I […]

A Beautiful Mess

“You’re beautiful from head to toe . . . beautiful beyond compare.” Song of Solomon 4:7 NIV They say love is blind and to anyone who’s ever loved someone  . . . you know it is. My husband always tells me I’m so beautiful. He sits across from me on the living room sofa, leans […]